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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Burgess

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Town Citizen
  • #9510 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Burgess" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1884505
1890606
1894505
1907707
1909606
1910909
1911909
191211011
191321021
191413013
191520020
191616016
191715015
191822022
191926026
192018018
192121021
192228028
192317017
192423023
192522022
192624024
192719019
192813013
192923023
193015015
193114014
193217017
193316016
193411011
193514014
193620020
193718018
193819019
193910010
194012012
194123023
194226026
194319019
194422022
194514014
194614014
194718018
194816016
194914014
195011011
195110010
195213013
195310010
195413013
195512012
195613013
195710010
195815015
1959606
1960909
1961808
1962909
196312012
196411011
1965909
196612012
1967909
196810010
1969606
1971707
197215015
1973606
197410010
1975505
1976808
1977606
1978808
1980707
1981808
1982707
1983606
1984707
1985808
1986606
1987909
1990505
1991606
1999505
2007505
2010707

Want to know about the populiarty of Burgess? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,090 babies born with the name Burgess in the United States. That's more than enough Burgess to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1884 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Burgess" was in 1922 with a total of 28 babies.

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Burgess" is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of only 24 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Burgess" mean?

Burgess (English): Town Citizen

The name "Burgess" is of English origin and it means "Town Citizen". It's a name commonly given to boys.

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

E is for elegant, born within you.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Your name in reverse order is "Ssegrub". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Gbesrus". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Burgess popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Burgess in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Burgess

Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith is an actor, producer, director, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1930 to 1996. Burgess was born in 1907 as Oliver Burgess Meredith in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Burgess Jenkins

Burgess Jenkins is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Burgess was born in 1973 as Burgess Jenkins in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.

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Past life for Burgess born Mar 4, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1800. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Burgess

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