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What does Barnet mean?

Barnet Pronunciation of Barnet [bar-net] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Barnet is "burned clearing". Barnet is a version of Barnett (Old English).

Associated with: old english, clearing (meadow).


7 different relations via Barnett: Barney, Barnie, Baronet, Baronett, Barrie, Barron and Barry.

Creative forms:
(male) Birnet, Brynet, ..

(female) Barle, Barne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barnet Jesiah (B.J.), ..

How popular is Barnet?

Barnet is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#22910 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Barnet entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1830 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Barry (#1278 the previous year), Barron (#1943), Barrie, Barnie, Barnett and Barney are the popular varying forms of Barnet. Other variants, like Baronet, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Barnet was common during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3%) and is now much less, with forms like Barney becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barnet, Barnett, Barney, Barnie, Barrie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Barnet is pronounced similarly to Bernet, Bernett, Burnet and Burnett. Other recommended names are Arnet, Bane, Banner, Barber, Barde, Barden, Barek, Barend, Baret, Barker, Barna, Barnes, Barni, Barnum, Barny, Barrat, Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrett, Barrey, Barrt, Bart, Bartel, Barten, Bartlet, Bartt (see Bart), Basset, Bayne, Benet, Bennet, Bernd, Berndt, Berne, Bernt, Birket (see Birkett), Birney, Bjarne, Borne, Brandt, Brannt (see Brant), Brant, Brantt (see Brant), Brendt, Brennt (see Brent), Brent, Brentt, Bret, Bryent, Burket, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burney, Byrne, Byrnes, Carne, Carney, Darnel, Earnest, Gannet, Garner, Garnet, Garnett, Garret, Hamnet, Jarret, Karney, Ornet, Parnel and Warner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barnet.

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