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Burroughs meaning and name origin
Burroughs \b(u)-rrou-ghs\ as a boy's name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Burroughs is "in the borough or burrow". Place name. From the word "burg", which means dwelling place or town. Burgess is another derivative.
Burroughs has 1 variant form: Burrows.
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Popularity of Burroughs
Burroughs is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1701 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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