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Barney Meaning


What does Barney mean?

The name Barney is of English origin.

The meaning of Barney is "son of Exhortation and bold as a bear".

Barney is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bar-ney.

The Given Name Barney

Barney is a diminutive of Barnabas, Bernard. See Barnabas, Bernard for further details.

Barney is a name with class.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Barney falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Barney Sedran, and Barney Stanley.

Barney Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Barney has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Barney Name Popularity Page.

Barney Related Names

Barney is a diminutive of Barnabas, Bernard.

Famous Barneys

  • Barney Sedran ~ Basketball Player
  • Barney Stanley ~ Ice Hockey Player

Barney Numerology

What will your new littleBarney be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Barney are often affectionate and flowery but most of all they are read more >>

Barney Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Barney in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Barney.

Just for fun, see the name Barney in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Barney in Nautical Flags page.