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Gender: Male Meaning of Barnes: "someone who lives or works near the barn" Origin of Barnes: English

The name Barnes is a boy's name of English origin meaning "someone who lives or works near the barn". Barnes and is often added to user-created lists like ONE SYLLABLE NAMES and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

A fairly charmless family name.

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Famous People Named Barnes

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, English scientist, inventor of the "bouncing bomb"

Pop Culture References for the name Barnes

Jake Barnes, main character in "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway
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James "Bucky" Barnes, Marvel Comics and movies character