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Beirne

What does Beirne mean?

Beirne Pronunciation of Beirne [beirne] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Beirne is "bear". The name is used in Irish Gaelic.

Affiliated boy name: Burns.

Associated with: norse, bear.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Barnne, Brane, ..

(female) Beiran, Beirna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beirne Brent (B.B.), ..

How popular is Beirne?

Beirne is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16880 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Beirne (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Burns. This relation of Beirne reached the height of its popularity in the 1910s (#1830). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burns in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beirne and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Beirne is alike in pronunciation to Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne, Born, Borne, Bourn, Bourne, Buiron, Burn, Burne, Byrn and Byrne. Other suggested similar names are Bairre, Barna, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Beirney (see Burney), Beirnie, Benne, Berke, Berle, Bernd, Bernet, Bernie, Bernt, Berny, Beyren, Beyron, Biren, Birney, Birnie, Birny (see Birney), Bjarne, Boine, Brian, Briano, Brien, Brion, Burney, Burnie, Cairne, Hearne, Heine, Herne, Kairne, Kearne, Keirone (see Kyrone), Nairne, Peirce and Verne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Beirne.

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