Name: Burl

Origin and Meaning of the Name Burl

  • Meaning:
    Cup bearer or butler
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (burl)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Burl)
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Miscellaneous Info for Burl

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin. The name was given to a "cup bearer" (Old English: "byrele" or "byrle" ) or one who would bring or serve mead or wine during dinner. This name has been used in the capacity of a given, or first, name and is also found as a surname. It is not affilitated with the female name Beryl as some may suspect.

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