Byron

Byron - A very unique male name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Byron, meaning barn for cows, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #315. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Byron and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Byron? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Byron. The baby boy name Byron was given to 447 baby boys in 2012, ranking #533 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,671 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Byron peaked in popularity 52 years ago in 1967 on position 196.



Famous with this name

Kathleen Byron
Byron Mann
Byron Foulger


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Byron is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Byron is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #161 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #920.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Byron is where you live.


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Byron origin and meaning

Byron is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means barn for cows. To see famous people named Byron, pop culture references for the name Byron and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Byron

We've found the following names that sound similar to Byron, sorted by popularity.

Brian / Bryan / Brennan / Brayan / Barney / Bryon / Bruno / Brennen / Bernie / Brain /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012533
2011513
2010465
2009399
2008453
2007517
2006525
2005484
2004506
2003494
2002487
2001478
2000444
1999415
1998427
1997387
1996410
1995391
1994368
1993337
1992311
1991286
1990265
1989243
1988231
1987246
1986249
1985254
1984244
1983220
1982257
1981234
1980231
1979249
1978252
1977244
1976226
1975222
1974221
1973228
1972224
1971215
1970206
1969208
1968206
1967196
1966201
1965205
1964211
1963219
1962217
1961222
1960229
1959222
1958216
1957212
1956208
1955221
1954214
1953220
1952219
1951225
1950221
1949237
1948227
1947226
1946213
1945238
1944254
1943244
1942225
1941238
1940229
1939220
1938235
1937225
1936243
1935250
1934260
1933246
1932245
1931233
1930257
1929236
1928240
1927249
1926241
1925245
1924226
1923242
1922223
1921233
1920221
1919237
1918236
1917226
1916224
1915222
1914208
1913220
1912243
1911280
1910315

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia161
Alaska197
New Mexico376
Louisiana382
Georgia394
Oregon397
Florida420
Mississippi421
Colorado445
California452
Nevada454
Kentucky454
Maryland462
Alabama473
New Jersey491
Tennessee494
Texas495
North Carolina513
Massachusetts523
Missouri524
New York552
Arkansas557
Illinois619
Virginia636
Indiana679
Washington682
Michigan709
Pennsylvania731
Wisconsin774
Ohio876
Arizona920

Even more about Byron


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Byron a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Byron?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1967
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Byron
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,671
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +447

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