Brick

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Gender: Male Pronunciation: Brik Origin of Brick: Word name, various origins

The name Brick is a boy's name of German, Irish Gaelic, Yiddish origin. Brick and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".

From the experts:

This is an Anglicized form of various names; the Irish Gaelic O Bruic; German, Bruck or Breck, meaning "swamp" or "wood"; Yiddish, Brik, "bridge"; and Slovenian, Bric, "dweller from a hilly place." Gosh, and we thought it was just a macho word name invented by Tennessee Williams for the hero of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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Famous People Named Brick

Brick Stowell, photographer, boyfriend of "Walking Dead" actress Alanna Masterson

Pop Culture References for the name Brick

Slang meaning "a good fellow," from 1800/1900s
The name has been used as a nickname for people who are reliable and strong.
Brick Heck, youngest son in U.S. sitcom "The Middle"
Brick Tamland, character from "Anchorman"
Brick Bollinger, character from U.K. television series "Outnumbered"
Brick Breeland, character on "Hart of Dixie"
Brick, character on "Total Drama Revenge of the Island"
Brick-character on "Kim Possible"
Brick, a character from "The Powerpuff Girls"

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