Byron was used as a surname and is Old English in origin. The name is ultimately derived from a place-name and typically means "barn for cows." Byron is also the surname of the famous English poet Lord Byron. Byron has remained steady in popularity in recent years and is currently in the top 600 names for boys.
Similar Names: Byran, Beyron
Famous Byron Names: Byron Scott (basketball coach and player), Byron Allen (producer and TV personality)