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What does Bayou mean?

Bayou Pronunciation of Bayou [bay-ou] as a boys' name. Geography name: a slow-moving river or swamp.

Associated with: river, swamp (meadow).


Creative forms:
(male) Bayen, Blyou, ..

(female) Bayba, Bayva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bayou Skyler (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bayou?

Bayou is an unusual first name for men and also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Bayou has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Bayou is pronounced similarly to Bay, Beau, Bo, Boe and Bow. Other recommended names are Balu, Bardou, Baron, Baylor, Bayly, Bayne, Bayrd and Bryon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bayou.