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What does Beirnie mean?

Beirnie Pronunciation of Beirnie [beirnie] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Beirnie is "island of the brook". Beirnie is an alternate spelling of Burney (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, brook (river).


Beirnie has 2 variants: Beirney and Burnie.

Creative forms:
(male) Bournie, Bronie, ..

(female) Beirna, Beirni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beirnie Nicolai (B.N.), ..

How popular is Beirnie?

Beirnie is an uncommon given name for males. Beirnie is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Beirnie (not ranked) are Burney and Burnie. These relations of Beirnie were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (median #1459). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burney, Burnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Beirnie is alike in pronunciation to Barni, Barnie, Bernie, Berny, Birney, Birnie and Birny. Other recommended names are Bailie, Bairre, Barrie, Beaslie (see Beasley), Beirne, Benne, Bennie, Berke, Berkie, Berle, Berlin, Bern, Bernal, Bernd, Berndt, Berne, Bernet, Bernis, Bernt, Bertie, Bertil, Berwin, Beverlie (see Beverly), Billie, Birgin, Birkee, Birkie (see Birkey), Birkit, Birlie, Birtle, Bjarne, Bjorne, Boine, Borne, Bourne, Brilie (see Briley), Burlie, Burne, Burnis, Byrdie, Byrne, Delanie, Derbie, Derrie, Ernie, Fairlie, Fergie, Geordie, Georgie, Gerrie, Heinie, Herbie, Hermie, Hernlie (see Hernley), Jerrie, Kearie, Kennie, Kerbie, Kerrie, Kirbie, Lennie, Linnie, Percie, Perrie, Rennie, Sivnie (see Sivney), Terrie and Vinnie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Beirnie.

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