Bryce is a commanding and appealing male name. Distinctly European, Bryce is a great choice for parents interested in one-syllable names. Bryce was a character in the classic film Sixteen Candles, and Bryce Van Der Linden is the male protagonist in in Scarlett Avery's Undeniable Lust. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Bryce:

Celtic: Speckled, freckled, mottled

Origin of the name Bryce:

Bryce derives from the name Bricius, the Latin form of the Gaulish or Celtic Brych. This name means “speckled.”

Symbolism of the name Bryce:

Bryce originates from the Celtic word for speckled, freckled, or mottled. The symbol for this word was the speckled stone found commonly throughout ancient Gaul.

Baby name Bryce

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Gender of the name Bryce:

Bryce is a boy's name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Bryce:

The name Bryce evokes feelings of vitality and power.

Alternative spellings for the name Bryce:

  • Brice
  • Bries

Nicknames for the name Bryce:

  • Bry
  • Brycie

Popularity of the name Bryce:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Bryce was the 234th most popular baby boy name in 2020.

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Famous people with the name Bryce:

  • Bryce Michael Alford (basketball player)
  • Bryce Everett Brentz (baseball player)
  • Bryce Lee Brown (football player)
  • Bryce Thomas Crabtree (son of athlete Tom Crabtree)
  • Bryce David Dessner (composer)
  • Bryce William Harding (record producer)
  • Bryce Maximus James (son of LeBron James)
  • Bryce Owen Johnson (actor)
  • Bryce Andrew Mitchell (mixed martial artist)
  • Bryce Jacob Romero (actor)

Bryce in popular culture:

  • Bryce Van Der Linden (main character in Scarlett Avery's Undeniable Lust
  • Dr. Bryce Varley (character in the series FlashForward)
  • Bryce Walker (character in the book 13 Reasons Why)