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Byron

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the barns
  • #734 All Time
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How popular is the name "Byron" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 52 0 52
1881 40 0 40
1882 66 0 66
1883 50 0 50
1884 57 0 57
1885 46 0 46
1886 51 0 51
1887 47 0 47
1888 52 0 52
1889 37 0 37
1890 52 0 52
1891 53 0 53
1892 69 0 69
1893 47 0 47
1894 59 0 59
1895 56 0 56
1896 59 0 59
1897 50 0 50
1898 55 0 55
1899 47 0 47
1900 61 0 61
1901 51 0 51
1902 50 0 50
1903 59 0 59
1904 61 0 61
1905 59 0 59
1906 65 0 65
1907 71 0 71
1908 70 0 70
1909 69 0 69
1910 89 0 89
1911 96 0 96
1912 227 0 227
1913 303 0 303
1914 395 0 395
1915 458 0 458
1916 471 0 471
1917 487 0 487
1918 512 7 505
1919 487 0 487
1920 571 0 571
1921 565 7 558
1922 599 0 599
1923 536 0 536
1924 593 0 593
1925 517 0 517
1926 533 0 533
1927 532 0 532
1928 552 7 545
1929 521 0 521
1930 480 7 473
1931 507 6 501
1932 471 0 471
1933 442 0 442
1934 425 0 425
1935 457 0 457
1936 465 5 460
1937 521 0 521
1938 515 0 515
1939 554 0 554
1940 549 0 549
1941 539 0 539
1942 642 0 642
1943 587 0 587
1944 531 5 526
1945 563 0 563
1946 786 0 786
1947 803 5 798
1948 796 0 796
1949 744 0 744
1950 830 0 830
1951 838 0 838
1952 902 0 902
1953 922 0 922
1954 1,046 0 1,046
1955 1,054 0 1,054
1956 1,249 0 1,249
1957 1,261 0 1,261
1958 1,214 10 1,204
1959 1,220 0 1,220
1960 1,192 0 1,192
1961 1,225 0 1,225
1962 1,273 7 1,266
1963 1,251 8 1,243
1964 1,293 5 1,288
1965 1,230 7 1,223
1966 1,187 9 1,178
1967 1,185 5 1,180
1968 1,141 13 1,128
1969 1,215 10 1,205
1970 1,241 10 1,231
1971 1,095 10 1,085
1972 952 6 946
1973 927 9 918
1974 965 10 955
1975 920 6 914
1976 915 9 906
1977 856 7 849
1978 806 10 796
1979 867 12 855
1980 1,030 5 1,025
1981 1,003 8 995
1982 869 6 863
1983 1,047 16 1,031
1984 899 7 892
1985 901 7 894
1986 899 7 892
1987 935 6 929
1988 1,062 7 1,055
1989 1,081 7 1,074
1990 1,019 5 1,014
1991 907 0 907
1992 847 5 842
1993 738 0 738
1994 645 0 645
1995 598 0 598
1996 566 0 566
1997 607 0 607
1998 549 0 549
1999 562 0 562
2000 544 0 544
2001 491 0 491
2002 473 0 473
2003 502 0 502
2004 480 0 480
2005 503 0 503
2006 493 0 493
2007 496 0 496
2008 617 0 617
2009 738 0 738
2010 565 0 565
2011 512 0 512
2012 479 0 479
2013 515 0 515
2014 399 0 399

Want to know about the populiarty of Byron? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,925 babies born with the name Byron in the United States. That's more than enough Byrons to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 52 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Byron" was in 1964 with a total of 1,288 babies. (That's a lot of baby Byrons)

According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Byron" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 13 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1942. Across the entire United States a total of 642 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Byron popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Byron" mean? The list below shows the origins of Byron as well as things modernly associated with the name Byron such as celebrities named Byron.

English

Origin and Meaning of Byron

The name "Byron" is of English origin, and it means "From the barns". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Byron Saxton

Byron Saxton is a professional wrestler. Byron was born in 1981 as Bryan Jesus Kelly in Burke, Virginia.

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Byron Leftwich

Byron Leftwich is a NFL player. Byron was born in 1980 in Washington, D.C.

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Byron Lee

Byron Lee is a musical artist . Byron was born in 1935 as Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee.

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Byron Velvick

Byron Velvick is a professional angler / tv host fisherman. Byron was born in 1964 in Downey, California.

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Byron Lawson

Byron was born in 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Byron Dafoe

Byron Dafoe is an ice hockey player. Byron was born in 1971 in Worthing, England, GBR.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Noryb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bynor". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Byron born Apr 19, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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