Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BUR-tən
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Meaning & History

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

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DiminutiveBurt

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Entry updated January 21, 2022