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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.BUR-tən
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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.
DiminutiveBurt

Categories

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