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.

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DIMINUTIVE: Burt
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