Meaning and Origin of Burton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Burton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Fortress, bright flame

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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