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pinWhat does Byron mean?

Byron /by-ron/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced BYE-ron. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Byron is "at the byres or barn".

Place name and surname often used as a given name. Lord Byron in the 1850s was a poet famous for his wildness and debauchery. Literary: the variant form Biron was the name of a character in Shakespeare's "Love's Labours Lost".


Byron has 10 variants: Beyren, Beyron, Biren, Biron, Buiron, Byram, Byran, Byren, Byrom and Byrum.

Kreatif forms: Beirron, Birron, Byronne. [more]

pinHow popular is Byron?

Byron is a very popular first name for males (#275 out of 1220, Top 22%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4810 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Byron for boys. Byron reached its top position of #230 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, and is currently at #652. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Byron name in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Byron is alike in pronunciation to Baron and Barron. Other recommended similar baby names are Ayron, Bern, Born, Bran, Bren, Brion, Bron, Brown, Bryn, Bryon, Burn, Byrn, Byrne, Kyron, Lyron, Myron and Tyron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Byron.