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What does Bairre mean?

Bairre Pronunciation of Bairre [bairre] as a name for boys. The name Bairre means "white, fair head". Bairre is a variant form of Finbar (Irish, Gaelic). See also Barry.

Associated with: white.


Bairre has 1 variant: Barr.

2 more different relations via Finbar: Barra and Barry.

Creative forms:
(male) Bere, Burre, ..

(female) Bairde, Bairra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bairre Carmelo (B.C.), ..

How popular is Bairre?

Bairre is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Bairre is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Barry (#1278 last year) is the only popular variation form of Bairre (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Bairre reached its apex 65 years ago (#72) and is now significantly lower, with Barry becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bairre is pronounced similarly to Bar and Burr. Other suggested similar names are Adaire, Alaire, Baiardo, Bailby (see Balbo), Bailee, Bailer, Bailie, Baillie, Bailor, Baird, Bake, Baldie, Bane, Barak, Bard, Barde, Barden, Baret, Bari, Baris, Barker, Barney, Barnie, Barrat, Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrett, Barrey, Barric, Barrie, Barron, Barrt, Bart, Bartel, Barth, Basile, Basilie (see Basil), Baxlee, Baxlie, Bayne, Beirne, Beirnie, Berke, Berne, Berry, Bille, Biren, Birkee, Birkey, Birkie (see Birkey), Birky, Birny (see Birney), Birtle, Blaire, Blithe, Brae, Braidie, Brice, Brilie (see Briley), Brye, Byrne, Cairde, Cairne, Dwire, Fabre, Jerre, Kairde (see Caird), Kairne, Lamarre, Lazare, Nairne and Pierre. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bairre.

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