Interesting that Byron had Cornish antecedents and his daughter was a significant mathematician!

Names Throughout the Ages

Byron is an English surname derived from a place name meaning “place of the cow sheds”, either a locational name or an occupational name for someone who herded cows. It derives from Old English byrum via PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



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