Meaning:Barley; Dwelling, near the barns; Warrior
Barnes is an English name typically given to boys and comes from the Old English for "barley" and "dwelling," giving it the meaning "near the barns." It was traditionally given to people who worked or lived in a barn, which could help foster a strong relationship between baby and their environment. Barnes could also be derived from the Old English beorn, meaning "warrior," adding a layer of bravery and strength to inspire your little one. Barnes also has several links to literature for any book lover to enjoy. It is the protagonist's surname in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises and Captain America hero Bucky Barnes; it is also recognizable from the beloved American bookstore Barnes & Noble.
Barnes Name Popularity Data
Overall:Barnes is currently #26754 in U.S. births
Boy:Barnes is currently #8171 in U.S. births
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