What does Byrn mean?
Byrn [byrn] as a name for boys is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Byrn is "stream; brook". Byrn is a version of Bourne (Middle English): place name. Byrn is also a form of Burns (Middle English).
Associated with: stream (river).
(male) Beaurn, Byrnney, ..
(female) Byrnne, Byrnnie, .. Middle name pairings:
Byrn Chaz (B.C.), ..
How popular is Byrn?
Byrn is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#33471 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Byrn (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Burns, Burnis and Burney. Other variants, like Byrne, are seldom used. These forms of Byrn were popular as birth names in the 1910s (average #1909). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Byrn is alike in pronunciation to Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne and Buiron. Other recommended names are Arn, Bain, Ban, Bar, Bard, Bari, Barna, Barni, Barny, Baron, Barr, Bart▼, Bayrd, Ben▼, Benn, Berg, Berk, Berl, Bernd, Bernt, Berny, Bert▼, Beyren, Beyron, Bird, Biren, Birk, Birny (see Birney), Bjarn, Borg, Boyn, Bran, Bren, Bri, Bron, Bryan▼, Bryen, Bryn, Bryon▼, Burg, Burk, Burl▼, Burr, Burt▼, Byll, Byram, Byran, Byrd, Byren, Byrom, Byron▼, Byrum, Ern, Hern, Jorn, Kern, Lorn, Tern and Vern▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Byrn.See names in meaning and etymology.