Meaning and Origin of: Byron
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Cottage
- English : At the cowshed
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : habitational name from Byram in West Yorkshire or Byrom in Lancashire, both named with Old English b̄rum ‘at the cattle sheds’, dative plural of b̄re ‘byre’.
- This name and the variants Biron and Biram have occasionally been adopted as Jewish surnames, presumably as Americanized forms of Jewish names that cannot now be identified.