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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barns

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  1. plural of barn

barns was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Icelandic, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Barns


Cornelia Barns was an artist. Her career lasted from 1910 to 1910. Cornelia was given the name Cornelia Baxter Barns by her parent Charles Edward Barns on September 25th, 1888. She died on November 4th, 1941.


Thomas Alexander Barns was a natural history and naturalist. Thomas was born Thomas Alexander Barns on June 4th, 1881 in Bletchingley, Surrey, England. Thomas is also known as T. A. Barns, T. Alexander Barns, and Alexander Barns. He passed away on March 4th, 1930.


He was most active from 1889 to 1929. Charles was born on July 23rd, 1862. He breathed his last breath on May 24th, 1937.


Caleb was born on January 12th, 1812 in Owego, New York. He breathed his last breath on October 29th, 1866.


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Fun Facts about the name Barns

  • When was the first name Barns first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Barns is Monday, March 29th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Barns? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Barns. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Barns: Your name in reverse order is Snrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsanb. How do you pronounce that?

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