Briar Meaning and Origin
The name Briar is a unisex name meaning “thorn” and is of English origin. It is derived from the Old English word “brer” which means “thorny bush” or “prickly plant”. It was traditionally used as a surname, but has become increasingly popular as a first name in recent years. The name has been used in literature, including in the classic fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty,” where the princess is named Briar Rose. Briar is a unique and distinctive name with a strong connection to nature and literary tradition.
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