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What does Barend mean?

Barend Pronunciation of Barend [barend] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Barend is "hard bear".

Associated with: bear.


Creative forms:
(male) Bayend, Bryend, ..

(female) Bargna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barend Alister (B.A.), ..

How popular is Barend?

Barend is a rare given name for males and an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Barend has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Barend is pronounced similarly to Berend. Other suggested similar names are Aaren, Arend, Bard, Barden, Barek, Baret, Barna, Barnet, Barnett, Barni, Barny, Baron, Baronet, Barren, Barten, Bayerd, Bernd, Berndt, Bernt, Biren, Brand, Brando, Brandt, Brant, Breed, Bren, Brendan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendt, Brendyn, Brenn, Brennt (see Brent), Brent, Brentt, Bryent, Byren, Daren, Farand, Fareed, Gared, Garen, Garlend, Jared, Jaren, Laren, Larenz, Naren, Taren and Zared. These names tend to be more frequently used than Barend.

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