Birthday Wishes for Your Older Brother: Big Love and Appreciation

By Billie •  Updated: 01/06/23 •  6 min read

No matter your age, everybody appreciates being thought of on their birthday. Even big brothers!

If you have an older brother, let them know you care by sending a note (you can opt for something humorous and sarcastic if that’s more your style and comfort level) and acknowledge their special day.

13 Birthday Wishes for a Supportive Older Brother

  1. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been there for me and supported me through thick and thin. I am so grateful to have you in my life.”
  2. “To my wonderful older brother, happy birthday! Your love and support have meant the world to me, and I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  3. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been a role model and inspiration to me. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
  4. “To my amazing older brother, happy birthday! Your kindness, support, and love have meant everything to me, and I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  5. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been there for me and supported me through the good times and the bad. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
  6. “To my wonderful older brother, happy birthday! Your love and support have been a constant source of strength and inspiration to me. I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  7. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been an amazing role model and friend. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
  8. “To my amazing older brother, happy birthday! Your kindness, support, and love have meant everything to me, and I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  9. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been there for me and supported me through all of life’s challenges. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
  10. “To my wonderful older brother, happy birthday! Your love and support have been a constant source of comfort and encouragement to me. I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  11. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been an incredible role model and friend. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
  12. “To my amazing older brother, happy birthday! Your kindness, support, and love have meant everything to me, and I am so grateful to have you as my brother.”
  13. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who has always been there for me and supported me through all of life’s ups and downs. I am so lucky to have you in my life.”
Not that big brother. Maybe.

12 Funny Happy Birthday Wishes for an Older Brother’s Milestone 50th Birthday

  1. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to be considered wise and distinguished. Keep on trucking, grandpa!”
  2. “To my amazing older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re half a century old, and you don’t look a day over fabulous.”
  3. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to start enjoying the perks of being a senior citizen. Enjoy your early bird specials and discount movie tickets!”
  4. “To my wonderful older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re finally at that age where you can start telling people to get off your lawn. Embrace your inner grump!”
  5. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to be considered a true wise man. Or at least, that’s what your grey hairs are trying to tell me.”
  6. “To my amazing older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re officially over the hill, but don’t worry, the view is much better from up here.”
  7. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to join the AARP and start getting those sweet, sweet discounts. Enjoy your new found cheapness!”
  8. “To my wonderful older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re finally at that age where you can say things like “back in my day” and “kids these days” without being called a grump. Embrace your inner curmudgeon!”
  9. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to start wearing those socks with sandals. Embrace your inner grandpa fashion!”
  10. “To my amazing older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re half a century old, and it’s time to start acting like it. Embrace your inner wise man.”
  11. “Happy 50th birthday to my dear older brother, who is finally old enough to start getting those senior citizen discounts. Enjoy your cheap movie tickets and early bird specials!”
  12. “To my wonderful older brother, happy 50th birthday! You’re finally at that age where you can start complaining about the younger generation. Embrace your inner grump!”

9 Wishes for a Happy Birthday to a Beloved Older Brother Who Lives Far Away

  1. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who I barely see but still love more than anyone else. Here’s to another year of being geographically distant but emotionally close.”
  2. “To my amazing older brother, happy birthday! It’s been far too long since we last saw each other, but that just means we have more catching up to do when we finally do meet again.”
  3. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who I barely see but still consider my best friend. Here’s to hoping we can finally meet up this year and catch up on all the missed opportunities.”
  4. “To my wonderful older brother, happy birthday! It may have been a while since we last saw each other, but that just means our next hangout will be that much more epic.”
  5. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who I barely see but still love more than anyone else. Here’s to hoping we can finally make that long overdue road trip happen this year.”
  6. “To my amazing older brother, happy birthday! It may have been a while since we last saw each other, but that just means our next catch-up session will be that much more epic.”
  7. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who I barely see but still consider my best friend. Here’s to hoping we can finally meet up this year and reminisce about all the good times we’ve had.”
  8. “To my wonderful older brother, happy birthday! It may have been a while since we last saw each other, but that just means our next hangout will be that much more memorable.”
  9. “Happy birthday to my dear older brother, who I barely see but still love more than anyone else. Here’s to hoping we can finally make that long overdue family reunion happen this year.”

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I like to climb mountains, read Nietzsche, and explore the West Coast. I have a BA from York University and yet on this site I sometimes spell like an American (know your audience). Thank you. Thank you very much.

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