What 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".
How 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)
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.