What does Barron mean?
Barron [bar-ron] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Barron is "burned clearing; young warrior". Barron is an alternate spelling of Barnett (Old English). Barron is also a variant of Baron (Old German, Old English).
VARIANT BarrenCREATIVE FORMS
(male) Bearon, Birron, ..
(female) Barany, Barnia, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Barron Wilder (B.W.), ..
How popular is Barron?
Barron is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#678 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Barron was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #863 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #1943 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Barron (#1943 VIA LATEST LIST) are Barnet, Barnett, Barney, Barnie, Baron (#1323), Barrie and Barry (#1278). Other forms, like Barr, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Barron was more pronounced 65 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.29%) and is now much diminished (ADOPTION 0.02%, ▼94%), with versions like Barry becoming less fashionable.
Barron is pronounced similarly to Berwin, Berwyn, Beyren, Beyron, Biren, Byran, Byren and Byron▼. Other recommended names are Aarron, Babson, Barden, Bardou, Barni, Barra, Barree, Barret, Barric, Barrlow (see Barlow), Barrt, Barrton, Barten, Bartow, Bern, Berton, Biron, Bordon, Bran, Brann, Brenn, Bryan▼, Bryen, Bryn, Buiron, Byrn, Byrom, Cardon, Caron, Darion▼, Daron, Darren▼, Darrol, Darron, Darryn, Darton, Derron, Erron, Fabron, Faron, Farran, Farron, Garmon, Garon, Garren, Garrot (see Garret), Garson, Hardon, Harmon▼, Haroon, Jarran, Jerron, Karson▲, Laron, Larren, Larrin, Larson, Mardon, Marion▼, Marlon, Parton, Taroon, Tarran, Tarrin, Tarron, Terron and Vardon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barron.See names in meaning and etymology.