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Meaning and name origin

Barnaby \b(a)-rna-by, bar-naby\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Barnaby is "son of consolation". Barnaby is a variant of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic): Greek form of an Aramaic name. See also Barney and Burnaby.


Barnaby has 5 variant forms: Barnaba, Barnabee, Barnabey, Barnabie, Burnaby.


Barnaby is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16255 out of 88799, Top 18%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Barnaby and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Barney. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Barney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barnaby and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Barnabe, Barnabus and Bernabe. Like Barnaby, these names are not commonly used.