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What does Washburne mean?

Washburne Pronunciation of Washburne [wash-burne] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and Washburne means "flooding stream". Washburne is an alternate form of Washburn (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, stream (river).


Washburne has 2 variants: Washborn and Washbourne.

Creative forms:
(male) Walshburne, Washburon, ..

(female) Washburna, Washburwyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Washburne Isiah (W.I.), ..

How popular is Washburne?

Washburne is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#55849 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Washburne has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Washburne is pronounced similarly to Ashburn. Other suggested similar names are Blackburne, Coburne (see Coburn), Cockburne, Dearburne, Millburne (see Melbourne), Osborne, Osbourne, Osburne, Radborne, Radbourne (see Radburn), Radburne, Raeborne (see Rayburn), Rashane, Raybourne, Rayburne (see Rayburn), Sanborne (see Sanborn), Sanburne (see Sanborn), Sandbourne (see Sanborn), Sherburne, Swinburne, Welborne, Welbourne, Welburn, Wellburn (see Welborne) and Wilburn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Washburne.

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