What does Bourn mean?
Bourn [bourn] as a name for boys is of Middle English derivation, and the name Bourn means "stream; brook". Bourn is a variant form of Bourne (Middle English): place name. Bourn is also a derivative of Burns (Middle English).
Associated with: stream (river).
(male) Boure, Brourn, ..
(female) Bouba, Bouja, .. Middle name pairings:
Bourn Jadon (B.J.), ..
How popular is Bourn?
Bourn is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#14737 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Burney, Burnis and Burns are the prominent related forms of Bourn (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Borne, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Bourn was well-received among parents 105 years ago (median #1909). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Bourn is alike in pronunciation to Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne and Buiron. Other recommended names are Bjarn, Boban, Boden▲, Bodin, Borg, Bourbon, Bourke, Bowen▲, Bowin, Boyn, Bruin, Burg, Burk, Burl▼, Burr, Burt▼, Coburn, Jorn and Lorn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bourn.See names in meaning and etymology.