Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Nobleman; derived title
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish, northern English, and Irish : status name from Middle English barron (see Baron). A baron in Scotland was a member of a class of minor landowners who had a certain degree of jurisdiction over the local populace living in his barony.
- Scottish, northern English, and Irish : from an Old French personal name Baro (oblique case Baron) (see Baron).