Meaning and Origin of: Burnette
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Brave as a bear
- English : Intelligent; Feminine version of Bernard
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Last name origin & meaning:
- French : descriptive nickname from Old French burnete ‘brown’ (see Burnett).
- French : possibly also a reduced form of Buronet, from a diminutive of Old French buron ‘hut’, ‘shack’.