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Burton Meaning


What does Burton mean?

The name Burton is of English origin.

The meaning of Burton is "fortified town".

Burton is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bur-ton.

The Given Name Burton

Burton appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A luminous name that will be adored by parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Burton Cummings, and Burton Richter.

Burton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,474 in baby name popularity for boys with 22 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,107 in baby name popularity for boys with 25 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Burton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Burton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Burton to other names.

Burton Related Names

Burton has the diminutive (nickname) Burt.

Famous Burtons

  • Burton Cummings ~ Rock Musician
  • Burton Richter ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1976

Burton Numerology

What will your new littleBurton be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Burton Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Burton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Burton.

Just for fun, see the name Burton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Burton in Nautical Flags page.