Name
BARNEY

Name BARNEY

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 14,592 births of Barney in the countries below, which represents an average of 103 births of children bearing the first name Barney per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 201 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Barney   
In Italiano Nome Barney   
Variation : Barnie


Information about the first name Barney

The first name Barney is listed in our categories :The first name Barney has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Barney is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 3 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Barney

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Barney : Abyner, Bearyn, Benray, Brayen, Brayne, Breany, Brenay, Brenya, Breyan, Brynae, Narbey

Barney in Japanese *

Romajibaanii
Katakanaバーニー
Hiraganaばーにー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Barney in Japanese
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Barney in sign language

Barney in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Barney

US English
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Etymology src :
  • Etymology unknown. Often incorrectly thought to be Cockney rhyming slang from "Barney Rubble" ( "trouble", from the character Barney Rubble on The Flintstones), it actually dates back to the 19th century and its origin is unknown.
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Etymology (Adjective) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barney (plural barneys)
  • (obsolete, UK, slang) A lark, a romp, some fun.
  • (obsolete, UK, slang) A hoax, a humbug, something that is not genuine, a rigged or unfair sporting contest.
  • (obsolete, Harvard University slang) A poor recitation. [c. 1810]
  • (UK, Australia, slang) A noisy argument.
  • (UK, Australia, slang) A minor physical fight.
  • (US dialect, Boston) A student at Harvard University.
  • (film, television) Synonym of blimp (“soundproof cover for a video camera”)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • barney (third-person singular simple present barneys, present participle barneying, simple past and past participle barneyed)
  • (obsolete, Harvard University slang) To recite badly; to fail. [c. 1810]
  • (UK, Australia) To argue, to quarrel.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barney (plural barneys)
  • (US, pejorative slang) A police officer, usually one who is inferior or overzealous.
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Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹni/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːni/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)ni
  • Hyphenation: Bar‧ney
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  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bäʹni, IPA(key): /ˈbɑːni/
  • (General American) enPR: bäɹʹni, IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹni/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)ni
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Popularity of the name Barney

Number of BARNEY births per year

Total births of Barney by country

Births with the first name Barney
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
12,563
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
1,905
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
32
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
23
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
20
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
12
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
6
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
5
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
5
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
5
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
4
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
2
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
2
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
2
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
2
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
1
0

Total births of Barney by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Barney
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
195
0
IEIreland
2022
5
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
1
0

Comments on the name Barney

Personalities with the first name Barney

There are 29 personalities with the first name Barney


Barney Frank
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United states of america
Politician International forum participant


Barney Kessel
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United states of america
Guitarist Jazz guitarist Jazz musician


Charles Barney Cory
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United states of america
Zoologist Ornithologist Golfer


Barney Ewell
src

United states of america
Sprinter


Barney Bigard
(Leonard Albany Bigard) src

United states of america
Composer Conductor Saxophonist Jazz clarinetist


Barney Mckenna
src

Republic of ireland
Singer Banjoist Mandolinist


Barney Martin
src

United states of america
Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Barney Oldfield
(Berna Eli Oldfield) src

United states of america
Actor Racing automobile driver


Barney Williams
src

Canada
Rower


Barney Ross
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United states of america
Boxer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Barney
Full list of personalities with the first name Barney

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Barney

There are 170 actors and actresses with the first name Barney
Barney Lindsell
Barney Walsh
Barney Clark
Barney Harwood
Barney Welch
Barney Barnwell
Barney Nease
Barney Mcfadden
Barney Rosner
Barney Frank
Barney Rosenzweig
Barney Simon
Barney Dorman
Barney Hall
Barney Kessel
Barney Martin
Barney Rosset
Barney Bamford
Barney O'sullivan
Barney Barnett
Barney Phillips
Barney Capehart
Barney Gelfan
Barney Potts
Barney Gilbraith
Barney Ross
Barney Bigard
Barney Dean
Barney Ruditsky
Barney Hellum

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Barney
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Barney

Rankings of first name BARNEY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#246GB United Kingdom2021
#647IE Ireland2022
#2601CZ Czechoslovakia2016
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name BARNEY (female) births over the last year available in each country