What does Bourne mean?
Bourne [bourne] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Bourne is "stream". Place name. A little stream is called a "burn" in Scotland. Could be from Old French, meaning "boundary, milestone". Scottish poet Robert Burns.
(male) Boune, Bourno, ..
(female) Bouran, Bourna, .. Middle name pairings:
Bourne Ibraheem (B.I.), ..
How popular is Bourne?
Bourne is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3673 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Bourne (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Burney, Burnis and Burns. Other variants, like Byrne, are seldom used. These forms of Bourne reached the top of their popularity 105 years ago (average #1909). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Bourne is alike in pronunciation to Bern, Berne, Bjorn and Bjorne. Other recommended names are Barna, Barney▼, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Beirney (see Burney), Beirnie, Bernie▼, Berny, Birney, Birnie, Birny (see Birney), Bjarne, Bodine, Boine, Boone▲, Bourke, Boyne, Bruin, Bruino (see Bruno), Bruno, Burke, Burle, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnet, Burnie, Coburne (see Coburn), Lorne and Rourke. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bourne.See names in meaning and etymology.