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).
Barron has 1 variant: Barren.Creative 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 via latest list), 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.