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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188052052
188140040
188266066
188350050
188457057
188546046
188651051
188747047
188852052
188937037
189052052
189153053
189269069
189347047
189459059
189556056
189659059
189750050
189855055
189947047
190061061
190151051
190250050
190359059
190461061
190559059
190665065
190771071
190870070
190969069
191089089
191196096
19122270227
19133030303
19143950395
19154580458
19164710471
19174870487
19185127505
19194870487
19205710571
19215657558
19225990599
19235360536
19245930593
19255170517
19265330533
19275320532
19285527545
19295210521
19304807473
19315076501
19324710471
19334420442
19344250425
19354570457
19364655460
19375210521
19385150515
19395540554
19405490549
19415390539
19426420642
19435870587
19445315526
19455630563
19467860786
19478035798
19487960796
19497440744
19508300830
19518380838
19529020902
19539220922
19541,04601,046
19551,05401,054
19561,24901,249
19571,26101,261
19581,214101,204
19591,22001,220
19601,19201,192
19611,22501,225
19621,27371,266
19631,25181,243
19641,29351,288
19651,23071,223
19661,18791,178
19671,18551,180
19681,141131,128
19691,215101,205
19701,241101,231
19711,095101,085
19729526946
19739279918
197496510955
19759206914
19769159906
19778567849
197880610796
197986712855
19801,03051,025
19811,0038995
19828696863
19831,047161,031
19848997892
19859017894
19868997892
19879356929
19881,06271,055
19891,08171,074
19901,01951,014
19919070907
19928475842
19937380738
19946450645
19955980598
19965660566
19976070607
19985490549
19995620562
20005440544
20014910491
20024730473
20035020502
20044800480
20055030503
20064930493
20074960496
20086170617
20097380738
20105650565
20115120512
20124790479
20135150515
20143990399

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 first appeared 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 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Byron" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 17 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 1,046 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Byron" mean?

Byron (English): From the barns

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

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

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 "Nbroy". 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.

Where is the name Byron popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Byron in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Byron

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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Past life for Byron born Feb 1, 1929

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 Southern England approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Byron

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