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BURNETT : 1: Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): descriptive nickname of Norman origin from Old French burnete a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Brown">Brown</a>) or possibly in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of burnete a high quality woolen cloth originally dark brown in color.2: Probably also an altered form of English <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Barnett">Barnett</a>.3: In some cases also an altered form of French <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Burnet">Burnet</a>; compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Burnette">Burnette</a>.

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