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What does Borne mean?

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

ASSOCIATED WITH Bo-, stream (river)


VARIANTS Byrn, Burne, Burn, Bourn, Born


(male) Barne, ..

(female) Borna, ..

Borne Lachlan (B.L.), ..

How popular is Borne?

Borne is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10740 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Burns is the only prominent alternative form of Borne (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Byrn, are seldom used. This relation of Borne reached the top of its popularity in the 1910s (#1830). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Borne is alike in pronunciation to Beirne, Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne and Byrne. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arne, Bane, Barde, Barna, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Bayne, Benne, Berke, Berle, Bernd, Bernet, Bernie, Bernt, Berny, Birney, Birnie, Birny (see Birney), Bjarne, Blane, Boase, Bodie, Bodine, Boe, Bogie, Boine, Bond, Boni, Bonner, Boone, Boote, Borak, Borden, Borg, Boris, Borja, Borys, Bourke, Bowie, Boyce, Boyde, Boyn, Boyne, Brae, Brye, Burke, Burle, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnet, Burney, Burnie, Byrnes, Carne, Coyne, Doane, Donne, Herne, Lonne, Lorne, Roane, Roone, Thorne and Verne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Borne.

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