Given Name BURTON

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BUR-tən  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was originally taken from an Old English place name meaning "fortified town". A famous bearer of the surname was Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), an explorer of Africa and Asia.
DIMINUTIVE: Burt

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, surnames
Entry updated August 16, 2017