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Burr meaning and name origin
Burr \b(u)-rr\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Burr is "bristle". In America, made famous by Jefferson's Vice-President Aaron Burr, who is probably best known for having killed his political enemy Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1801. Actor Raymond Burr; actor/director Burr Steers.
For more information, see also the related name Burgess.
Baby names that sound like Burr are Barr, Bar, Barry, Berry, Bari, Bear, Bri, Barra and Parr. Other similar baby names are Burg, Burt, Burn, Burk and Burl.
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Popularity of Burr
Burr is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1824 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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