Bryant Surname Origin
Dignity, honor; from Bri, exalted, and ant, a termination, implying the being or state of that to which it is annexed; equivalent to the Greek av, and the Latin ens.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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