First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Tawny
First name variations: Brinlea, Brinlee, Brinlei, Brinleigh, Brinli, Brinlie, Brinly, Brynlea, Brynlei, Brynleigh, Brinley
Last name origins & meanings:
- Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brin, the Yiddish
name for Brno, a city in Moravia.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic
surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’, and the first letter
of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also
- French: nickname for a loud or quarrelsome
man, from Old French brin ‘noise’, ‘tumult’.
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