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What does Barron mean?

Barron Pronunciation of Barron as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Barron is "burned clearing; young warrior". Barron is an alternate spelling of Barnett (Old English). Barron is also a variant of Baron (Old German, Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, clearing (meadow), warrior



RELATIONS VIA BARNETT, BARON Barnet, Barney, Barnie, Baronet, Barr, Barrie, Barry



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How popular is Barron?

Barron is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#678 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Barron was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #863 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #1441 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Barron (#1441 VIA LATEST LIST) are Barnet, Barnett, Barney, Barnie, Baron (#1431), Barrie and Barry (#1207). Other forms, like Barr, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Barron was more pronounced 68 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.29%) and is now much diminished (ADOPTION 0.02%, 92%), with versions like Barry becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barron, Barnet, Barnett, Barney, Barnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baron, Barrie, Barry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Barron is pronounced similarly to Berwin, Berwyn, Beyren, Beyron, Biren, Byran, Byren and Byron. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aarron, Babson, Barden, Bardou, Barni, Barra, Barree, Barret, Barric, Barrlow (see Barlow), Barrt, Barrton, Barten, Bartow, Bern, Berton, Biron, Bordon, Bran, Brann, Brenn, Bryan, Bryen, Bryn, Buiron, Byrn, Byrom, Cardon, Caron, Darion, Daron, Darren, Darrol, Darron, Darryn, Darton, Derron, Erron, Fabron, Faron, Farran, Farron, Garmon, Garon, Garren, Garrot (see Garret), Garson, Hardon, Harmon, Haroon, Jarran, Jerron, Karson, Laron, Larren, Larrin, Larson, Mardon, Marion, Marlon, Parton, Taroon, Tarran, Tarrin, Tarron, Terron and Vardon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barron.

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