What does Barna mean?
Barna /bar-na/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys has the meaning "son of consolation". Barna is a version of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic): Greek variation of an Aramaic name. Compare surname Barno.
How popular is Barna?
Barna is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#9744 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Barna and related names. Barney is the only prominent varying form of Barna (not ranked). Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.779%) and is now much less, with Barney becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Barna is alike in pronunciation to Berny and Birny. Other suggested similar baby names are Baram, Baron, Barra, Bern, Berne, Born, Borne, Branna, Burn, Burne, Byrn and Byrne. Like Barna, these names are not commonly used.