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Meaning and Origin of: Burney girlboy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. French: Brave as a bear
  2. English: Intelligent; Feminine version of Bernard
  3. Old English: Brook

First name variations: Bernadette, Berni, Bernadine, Burnice, Burnette, Bern, Bernie, Bernadete, Berna, Bernadina, Berneta, Bernetta, Byrne, Beirne, Burne, Burns

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English (of Norman origin) and Irish: habitational name from Bernay in Eure, France, named with a Gaulish personal name Brenno + the locative suffix -acum.
  2. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna ‘son of Biorna’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Bjarni (from björn ‘bear cub’, ‘warrior’).
  3. English: variant of Barney 1.
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