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What does Burne mean?

Burne Pronunciation of Burne [burne] as a boys' name is of Middle English derivation, and Burne means "stream; brook". Burne is an alternate spelling of Bourne (Middle English): place name. Burne is also a variant of Burns (Middle English). See also Calder.

Associated with: stream (river).


Burne has 7 variants: Beirne, Born, Borne, Bourn, Burn, Byrn and Byrne.

3 more alternative forms via Bourne, Burns: Burney, Burnis and Byrnes.

Creative forms:
(male) Brine, Burwyn, ..

(female) Burce, Burna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burne Brantlee (B.B.), ..

How popular is Burne?

Burne is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#51352 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Burne (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Calder (#1864 the previous year), Burns, Burnis and Burney. Usage of these relations of Burne was common in 2014 and is almost as conventional today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burney, Burnis, Burns, Calder in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Burne is pronounced similarly to Bern, Berne, Biron, Bjorn, Bjorne and Buiron. Other suggested similar names are Arne, Bane, Barde, Barna, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Bayne, Benne, Berke, Berle, Bernd, Bernet, Bernie, Bernt, Berny, Birney, Birnie, Birny (see Birney), Bjarne, Blane, Boine, Boone, Bourke, Boyne, Brae, Brye, Burch, Burg, Burges, Burgh, Burk, Burke, Burket, Burl, Burle, Burley, Burlie, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burnet, Burnett, Burnie, Burr, Burt, Burtt, Burty, Carne, Duane, Dunne, Gunne, Herne, June, Lorne, Rune, Tune and Verne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burne.

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