|Subject:||Possible alternative etymology for 'bourne' . . .|
|Author:||Chrisell (Authenticated as Chrisell)|
|Date:||April 15, 2005 at 5:43:29 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: Help needed on - Fremi - Old Norse, Glenbourne + Marbella by Silver|
I used to live on Glenburn Road, which appears to be related to Glenbourne. In this case, 'burn' is from the Old English born/burn meaning 'stream' or 'fountain'.
♦ Chrisell ♦
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