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Burnett (boy)

What does Burnett mean?

Burnett Pronunciation of Burnett [bur-nett] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Burnett) is an Old French name, and the meaning of Burnett is "brown". Burnett is an alternate form of Burnet (Old French). See also Lebrun.

Associated with: brown.


Burnett has 2 variants: Bernet and Bernett.

Creative forms:
(male) Birnett, Brunett, ..


Middle name pairings:
Burnett Nelson (B.N.), ..

How popular is Burnett?

Burnett is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#517 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Burnett entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1083 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burnett name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burnett outside U.S.

Similar Names

Burnett is alike in pronunciation to Barnet and Barnett. Other suggested similar names are Arnett, Baronet, Baronett (see Barnett), Barrett, Benett, Bennett, Berndt, Bernt, Birkett, Brantt (see Brant), Brent, Brentt, Brett, Bryent, Burdett, Burdette, Burket, Burkett, Burkitt, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burney, Burtt and Garnett. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burnett.

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