First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Fortress, bright flame
First name variations: Burton, Bert, Berton
Last name origins & meanings:
- English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name
Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare
- 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
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