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What does Byrum mean?

Byrum Pronunciation of Byrum [byrum] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and Byrum means "at the byres or barn". Byrum is an alternate spelling of Byron (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Byrum has 2 variants: Byram and Byrom.

6 more alternative forms via Byron: Beyren, Beyron, Biren, Biron, Byran and Byren.

Creative forms:
(male) Barum, Berum, ..

(female) Byrce, Byrty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Byrum Ramiro (B.R.), ..

How popular is Byrum?

Byrum is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#5708 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Byrum (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Byran and Byron (#597 from recent data). These forms of Byrum were popular with parents 55 years ago (adoption of 0.06%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.02%, 62%), with the form Byron becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Byran, Byron in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Byrum and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Byrum is pronounced similarly to Baram. Other suggested similar names are Avrum, Barnum, Baruj (see Baruch), Bram, Byrd, Byrn, Byrne and Hyrum. Like Byrum, these names are not frequently used.

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