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Brilliant Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Brillant ‘diamond of the finest cut’ (from French brillant, present participle of briller ‘to shine or glitter’), or from the Polish cognate brylant, which has the same meaning, or from the Yiddish cognate brilyant, which has a more general meaning, ‘diamond’, ‘jewel’. Compare Diamond.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brillant, Brickman, Zwilling, Illian, Brillhart, Billman, Billing

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Brilliant Family Origin

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Brilliant Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brilliant occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Brilliant's were Servants.

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