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What does Burnaby mean?

Burnaby Pronunciation of Burnaby [burn-a-by] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Burnaby is "fighter's estate". Also variant of Barnaby.

Affiliated boy name: Barnabas.

Associated with: norse, fighter (warrior), estate (home).


4 alternative forms via Barnaby: Barnaba, Barnabee, Barnabey and Barnabie.

Creative forms:
(male) Burnaba, Burnabe, ..

(female) Burnata, Burnay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burnaby Sergio (B.S.), ..

How popular is Burnaby?

Burnaby is a rare given name for men and a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Burnaby has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barna, Barnabe, Barnabus, Barnard, Barney, Barny, Bernabe, Bernal, Bernald, Bernard, Bernarr (see Bernard), Berny, Birney, Birny (see Birney), Bonamy, Brady, Bray, Burbank, Burgard, Burgaud (see Burchard), Burley, Burn, Burnard, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burnet, Burnett, Burney, Burnie, Burnis, Burns, Burty, Busby, Bussby (see Busby) and Quinby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burnaby.

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