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What does Born mean?

Born Pronunciation of Born as a boys' name has its root in Middle English, and the meaning of Born is "stream". Born is an alternate form of Bourne (Middle English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Bo-, stream (river)


VARIANTS Byrn, Burne, Burn, Bourn, Borne




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How popular is Born?

Born is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#5042 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

The only popular alternative form of Born (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000 is Burns. Adoption of this form of Born reached its apex during 1910-1919 (#1830). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Born is alike in pronunciation to Beirne, Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne, Buiron and Byrne. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ban, Bar, Bard, Bari, Barna, Barni, Barny, Baron, Barr, Bart, Ben, Benn, Berg, Berk, Bernd, Bernt, Berny, Bert, Bird, Biren, Birk, Birny (see Birney), Bjarn, Boaz, Bob, Boban, Bodin, Boe, Bogy, Boid, Boine, Bond, Boni, Boone, Boot, Borak, Borbon, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Borg, Boris, Borja, Borys, Both, Bowen, Bowin, Boyd, Boyn, Bran, Bren, Bri, Bron, Brown, Bryn, Burg, Burk, Burl, Burt, Byran, Byrd, Byren, Byron, Jorn, Kern, Lorn and Thorn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Born.

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