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Meaning and Name Origin

Burt \b(u)-rt\ 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.

For more on this name, see also related boy names Berton and Gilbert.

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


Burt is a somewhat popular first name for males (#881 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#963 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Burt for boys. Burt reached its apex rank of #321 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Burt name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Burt and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Burt are Bert, Bertie, Berton, Burton, Butch and Gilbert (#894 a year ago). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Bertie, Burt, Burton, Butch and Gilbert becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bert, Bertie, Berton, Burt, Burton, 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 baby names are Bard, Baret, Barth, Bird, Bret, Brit, Burg, Burk, Burl, Burn, Burr, Byrd, Curt and Kurt. These names tend to be less frequently used than Burt.