Name Barney Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Barney


Barney is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Barney?

Barny is a diminutive of the names Bernhard, Bernard, Barnard, Barnaby and Barnabas.

What does the name Barney mean?

Barny means “brave like a bear” (from Bernhard) and “son of encouragement”, “son of the prophet” (from Barnabas).

Pronunciation of Barney

Popularity of the name Barney

The name Barney is ranked #7945 overall.

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