Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Fortress, bright flame
Family name origins & meanings
- English and Scottish : from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert.
- German : Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.
- Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine) : variant of Burd.
- Richard Burt came from England