What does Birney mean?
Birney [bir-ney] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Birney is "island with the brook". Place name.
(male) Breney, ..
(female) Birna, Birni, .. Middle name pairings:
Birney Keanu (B.K.), ..
How popular is Birney?
Birney is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#18551 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Birney (not ranked) are Burnie and Burney. These relations of Birney reached the apex of their popularity in the 1900s (median #1459). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Birney is pronounced similarly to Barna, Barney▼, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Beirney, Beirnie, Bernie▼ and Berny. Other recommended names are Arney, Barnes, Barnet, Barren, Barrey, Beirne, Bern, Berne, Bernet, Binky, Biren, Birkee, Birket (see Birkett), Birkey, Birkley, Birky, Birley, Birly, Biron, Blaney, Born, Borne, Bourne, Bren, Brien, Bryen, Burley, Burn, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnet, Byren, Byrley, Byrn, Byrne, Byrnes, Carney, Corney, Karney, Kinney, Kirbey (see Kirby), Pitney, Sidney▼, Sivney, Tiarney, Tierney and Verney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Birney.See names in meaning and etymology.