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What does Byrnes mean?

Byrnes Pronunciation of Byrnes as a boys' name is of Middle English derivation, and Byrnes means "brook". Byrnes is an alternate form of Burns (Middle English).


ASSOCIATED WITH brook (river)


OTHER FORMS VIA BURNS Beirne, Bourne, Burn, Burne, Burney, Burnis, Byrn, Byrne



Byrnes Bryan (B.B.), ..

How popular is Byrnes?

Byrnes is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#3046 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Burney, Burnis and Burns are the prominent related forms of Byrnes (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These relations of Byrnes were popular 108 years ago (MEDIAN #1909). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burney, Burnis, Burns in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Byrnes is pronounced similarly to Barnes. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adones, Ares, Arles, Banner, Barber, Barden, Barna, Barnet, Barnett, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barnum, Barren, Barret, Bartel, Bayne, Benne, Bennet, Bergen, Berger, Bern, Bernal, Berne, Bernet, Bernett, Bernis, Bernt, Birkee, Birley, Birney, Bjarne, Blaney, Boone, Boris, Born, Borne, Borris, Borys, Breed, Brien, Brye, Burges, Burgess, Burket, Burley, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burnet, Burnett, Burnie, Byrd, Byrdie, Byren, Byrley, Byrom, Byron, Dennes, Ennes, Ermes, Fares, Gaines, Gyles, Hannes, Innes, Jones, Jyles, Kortes, Narses, Parkes, Purves, Raines, Raynes and Stones. These names tend to be more frequently used than Byrnes.

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