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What does Barbour mean?

Barbour Pronunciation of Barbour [bar-bour] as a name for boys is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Barbour is "beard". Barbour is a version of Barber (Old French): originally an occupational name.


Barbour has 1 variant: Barbar.

Creative forms:
(male) Barbir, Barbur, ..

(female) Barbre, Barbri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barbour Axl (B.A.), ..

How popular is Barbour?

Barbour is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2338 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Barbour has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barbour name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bailor, Balbo, Baldor, Baldur, Balfor (see Balfour), Balfour, Ballfour, Bardo, Bardolf, Bardon, Bardou, Bardoul, Barker, Barlow, Barlowe, Barnum, Baron, Barr, Barron, Bartome, Barton, Bartow, Baruj (see Baruch), Baylor, Bayou, Borbon, Harpur, Mansour, Zahour and Zaylour (see Taylor). These names tend to be more commonly used than Barbour.

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