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What does Burt mean?

Burt Pronunciation of Burt [burt] as a boys' name is pronounced bert. Short form of Burton; variant of Bert. Actors Burt Lancaster, Burt Reynolds.


Burt has 2 variants: Burty and Butch.

Affiliated boy names: Berton and Gilbert.

6 more related forms via Bert, Burton: Bert, Bertie, Bertin, Berto, Berty and Burtt.

Creative forms:
(male) Birt, Bust, ..

(female) Buba, Burie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burt Edwin (B.E.), ..

How popular is Burt?

Burt is a somewhat popular first name for males (#881 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#1256 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Burt reached its apex rank of #321 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Burt ranked in the Top 2000 are Bert, Bertie, Berton, Burton, Butch and Gilbert (#983 via latest list). These forms of Burt reached the peak of their popularity in the 1880s (median #597) and are now significantly less common, with forms such as Bert becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burt, Bert, Bertie, Berton, Burton in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Butch, Gilbert in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Burt is alike in pronunciation to Barrt, Bart and Bartt. Other suggested similar names are Aart, Arrt (see Arthur), Art, Bar, Bard, Baret, Bari, Barr, Barth, Bat, Bent, Berg, Berk, Berl, Bern, Bernt, Bird, Birk, Boot, Borg, Born, Bourn, Bret, Bri, Brit, Buck, Bud, Budd, Buel, Buhl, Burch, Burg, Burgh, Burk, Burke, Burket, Burl, Burle, Burn, Burne, Burnet, Burns, Burr, Buzz, Byrd, Byrn, Cort, Court, Curt, Dart, Hart, Kort, Kurt, Mart and Mort. These names tend to be less frequently used than Burt.