Meaning and Origin of: Barnett

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Noble man.(German) Mighty as a bear

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’).
  • English : from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard.