What does Barney mean?
Barney is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#705 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#2240 out of 88799, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Barney for boys. Barney reached its top position of #221 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Barney and related names. Bernard is the only other popular alternative form of Barney appearing in the Top 1000. This boy name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1890-1899 and is now significantly less popular, with the versions Bernard and Barney becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Barney▼ is alike in pronunciation to Beirney, Berny, Birney, Birny and Burney. Other suggested similar baby names are Barnes, Barnet, Barren, Barrey, Berne, Borne, Burne, Byrne, Carney and Karney. These names tend to be less frequently used than Barney.