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Origin and popularity of the name BYRON

Origin

Byron : English: habitational name from Byram (Yorkshire) named with Old English bȳrum ‘at the cattle sheds’ dative plural of bȳre ‘byre’. This name has occasionally been adopted as a Jewish surname presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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