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What does Burlin mean?

Burlin Pronunciation of Burlin [burlin] as a name for boys is of German origin, and Burlin means "son of Berl". Burlin is a variant form of Berlyn (German): see also Burl.


2 alternative forms via Berlyn: Berl and Berle.

Creative forms:
(male) Barlin, Brulin, ..

(female) Burla, Burlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burlin Major (B.M.), ..

How popular is Burlin?

Burlin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#58999 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Berl is the only popular variation form of Burlin (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Burlin was well-received 95 years ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Berl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burlin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Burlin is pronounced similarly to Berlin. Other suggested similar names are Arlin, Bartin, Bergin, Bertin, Berwin, Birgin, Birlie, Bordin, Brain, Braylin, Bruin, Burl, Burle, Burley, Burlie, Burn, Burnie, Burnis, Burton, Carlin, Cullin, Durbin, Durwin, Garlin, Harlin, Karlin, Marlin, Merlin, Murvin, Orlin and Verlin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burlin.

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