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Boy Name: Swinburne

Name: Swinburne
Pronunciation: \swi-nbur-ne, swin-bu-rne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: swine stream
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Sanburne, Sanburn, Sanborne
Variant forms: Swinborn, Swinbourne, Swinburn, Swinbyrn, Swynborne


Swinburne \swi-nbur-ne, swin-bu-rne\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Swinburne is "swine stream". Swine, or pigs, were important part of life in the days when such surnames were being made. Poet Algernon Swinburne.

Swinburne has 5 variant forms: Swinborn, Swinbourne, Swinburn, Swinbyrn and Swynborne.

Baby names that sound like Swinburne are Sanburne, Sanburn and Sanborne.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Swinburne.


Swinburne is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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