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Byron

First Name
80k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Byron

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
Wiktionary

Habitational surname from Old English byrum (“at the byre or cattleshed”).

  1. A surname​.
  2. George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron (January 22, 1788–April 19, 1824), a famous English poet and leading figure in romanticism.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname, of mostly American usage.
  4. A census-designated place in California.
  5. A city in Georgia, USA.
  6. A city in Illinois.
  7. A town in Maine.
  8. A village in Michigan.
  9. A city in Minnesota.
  10. A village in Nebraska.
  11. A town in New York.
  12. A town in Oklahoma.
  13. One of two towns in Wisconsin.
  14. A town in Wyoming.

Notable Persons Named Byron

Byron White was a football player. Byron was given the name Byron Raymond White on June 8th, 1917 in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States. He died on April 15th, 2002.

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Gig Young was an actor. His career lasted from 1940 to 1978. Gig was given the name Byron Elsworth Barr on November 4th, 1913 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, U.S. He left this life on October 19th, 1978.

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Byron De La Beckwith was a salesman. Byron was born on November 9th, 1920 in Colusa, California, U.S. He passed away on January 21st, 2001.

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Byron Scott is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers, Panathinaikos, Indiana Pacers, and Vancouver Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association. He was most active from 1983 to 1998. Byron was born on March 28th, 1961 in Ogden, Utah.

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Byron Saxton is a noteworthy person. Byron was born on August 20th, 1981 in Burke, Virginia. Byron is also known as Kelly, Bryan; Kelly, and Bryan J..

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Byron Mann is an actor. He has been prominent since 1990. Byron was born on August 13th, 1967 in Hong Kong.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Byron

Countess of Lovelace Ada was a noteworthy individual. She holds the title Countess of Lovelace and Ada Lovelace. Countess was given the name The Hon. Augusta Ada Byron by her parents Lord Byron, Anne Isabella Byron, and Baroness Byron on December 10th, 1815 in London, England. She died on November 27th, 1852.

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(The Right Honourable) was a poet and politician. (The was given the name George Gordon Byron on January 22nd, 1788 in London, England. (The is also known as Byron and Lord. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 1824.

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Kari Byron is a television host and artist. She has been prominent since 2003. Kari was born on December 18th, 1974 in California, United States.

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David Byron was a hard rock, psychedelic rock, progressive rock, art rock, pop rock, and heavy metal music musician. He was most prominent from 1967 to 1985. David was given the name David Garrick on January 29th, 1947 in Epping, Essex, England. He died on February 28th, 1985.

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Clara Allegra Byron was a famous person. Clara was born as the child of Lord Byron and Claire Clairmont on January 12th, 1817 in Bath, England. Clara is also known as Byron and Clara Allegra. She breathed her last breath on April 20th, 1822.

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Tanya Byron is a professor of the public understanding of science, public understanding of science, and professor of thepublic understanding of science. Tanya was born on April 6th, 1967.

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How popular is the baby 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 594 0 594
1925 516 0 516
1926 533 0 533
1927 532 0 532
1928 552 7 545
1929 521 0 521
1930 480 7 473
1931 508 6 502
1932 471 0 471
1933 442 0 442
1934 425 0 425
1935 457 0 457
1936 466 5 461
1937 521 0 521
1938 515 0 515
1939 555 0 555
1940 548 0 548
1941 539 0 539
1942 643 0 643
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 839 0 839
1952 901 0 901
1953 921 0 921
1954 1,046 0 1,046
1955 1,055 0 1,055
1956 1,250 0 1,250
1957 1,260 0 1,260
1958 1,214 10 1,204
1959 1,220 0 1,220
1960 1,193 0 1,193
1961 1,224 0 1,224
1962 1,273 7 1,266
1963 1,249 8 1,241
1964 1,293 5 1,288
1965 1,230 7 1,223
1966 1,187 9 1,178
1967 1,184 5 1,179
1968 1,141 13 1,128
1969 1,214 10 1,204
1970 1,243 10 1,233
1971 1,095 10 1,085
1972 952 6 946
1973 926 9 917
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 1,029 5 1,024
1981 1,004 8 996
1982 869 6 863
1983 1,048 16 1,032
1984 899 7 892
1985 901 7 894
1986 901 7 894
1987 935 6 929
1988 1,062 7 1,055
1989 1,081 7 1,074
1990 1,021 5 1,016
1991 908 0 908
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 481 0 481
2013 515 0 515
2014 400 0 400
2015 456 0 456
2016 380 0 380

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Popularity of Byron as a first name

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Popularity of Byron as a last name

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Common last names for Byron

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Harris
  • Thomas
  • Nelson
  • Clark
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Byron U.S.
  White 78.40% 64.26%
  African American 15.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Byron

People with the last name Byron are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Byron

  • How Popular is the name Byron? Byron is the 744th most popular name of all time. As a last name Byron was the 5,275th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Byron have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79,770 babies born with the first name Byron in the United States. That's more than enough people named Byron to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Byron? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 52 new born babies.
  • When was Byron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Byron is Friday, January 29th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Byron born? The highest recorded use of the first name Byron was in 1964 with a total of 1,288 babies. That's a lot of babies named Byron!
  • Random Byron Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Byron ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 13 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Byron: Your name in reverse order is Noryb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brnyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Byron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,610 people with the last name Byron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Byron? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Byron as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.