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What does Blackburn mean?

Blackburn Pronunciation of Blackburn as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Blackburn is "black brook". Place name. Used as a given name mostly in the 19th century. In Scotland, "burn" is the term for a little brook.

ASSOCIATED WITH Bl-, old english, black (dark), brook (river), 19th century, scotland, little


VARIANTS Blackburne, Blagburn



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How popular is Blackburn?

Blackburn is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#826 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Blackburn has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Black, Blackstone, Blackwell, Blakeman, Bracken, Bradburn, Claiborn, Claibourn, Clayborn, Claybourn, Clayburn, Cockburn, Klaiborn, Radburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Sanburn and Washburn. Like Blackburn, these names are not frequently used.

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