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Burl meaning and name origin

Burl \b(u)-rl\ as a boy's name is pronounced berl. It is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Burl is "knotty wood; tuft of wool". Folksinger/actor in the 1950s Burl Ives. See also Berlyn.

Burl has 2 variant forms: Burle and Burrell.

Burl is also pronounced similarly to Berl and Berle. Other suggested similar baby names are Birly, Buel, Buhl, Burg, Burk, Burley, Burlie, Burn, Burr and Burt.

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Popularity of Burl

Burl is a somewhat popular first name for males (#996 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#38466 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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