Meaning and Origin of: Sherburne

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : From the bright, shiny stream

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (mainly Yorkshire) : habitational name from any of various places, for example in Durham and Yorkshire, so called from Old English scīr ‘bright’ + burna ‘stream’. (In southern English dialects, burna became modern bourne, and Sherborne in Dorset is one of several places so called.)
  • Americanized form of French Charbon (see Jarboe) or Charbonneau.