Last name: BURR

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BURR : This last name is indexed 190,848 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BURR : 1: English: nickname from Middle English burre ‘bur’ (a seed-case or flower-head with clinging prickles) used by Shakespeare to denote someone who sticks like a bur a person difficult to ‘shake off’ a sense which may well be older.2: German: topographic name from Burr(e) ‘mound hill’ or in the south a variant of Burrer.

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