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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Burgess

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 5 0 5
1890 6 0 6
1894 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1909 6 0 6
1910 9 0 9
1911 9 0 9
1912 11 0 11
1913 21 0 21
1914 13 0 13
1915 20 0 20
1916 16 0 16
1917 15 0 15
1918 22 0 22
1919 26 0 26
1920 18 0 18
1921 21 0 21
1922 28 0 28
1923 17 0 17
1924 23 0 23
1925 22 0 22
1926 24 0 24
1927 19 0 19
1928 13 0 13
1929 23 0 23
1930 15 0 15
1931 14 0 14
1932 17 0 17
1933 16 0 16
1934 11 0 11
1935 14 0 14
1936 20 0 20
1937 18 0 18
1938 19 0 19
1939 10 0 10
1940 12 0 12
1941 23 0 23
1942 26 0 26
1943 19 0 19
1944 22 0 22
1945 14 0 14
1946 14 0 14
1947 18 0 18
1948 16 0 16
1949 14 0 14
1950 11 0 11
1951 10 0 10
1952 13 0 13
1953 10 0 10
1954 13 0 13
1955 12 0 12
1956 13 0 13
1957 10 0 10
1958 15 0 15
1959 6 0 6
1960 9 0 9
1961 8 0 8
1962 9 0 9
1963 12 0 12
1964 11 0 11
1965 9 0 9
1966 12 0 12
1967 9 0 9
1968 10 0 10
1969 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1972 15 0 15
1973 6 0 6
1974 10 0 10
1975 5 0 5
1976 8 0 8
1977 6 0 6
1978 8 0 8
1980 7 0 7
1981 8 0 8
1982 7 0 7
1983 6 0 6
1984 7 0 7
1985 8 0 8
1986 6 0 6
1987 9 0 9
1990 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2007 5 0 5
2010 7 0 7

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Burgess" is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of only 14 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Burgess popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Burgess" mean? The list below shows the origins of Burgess as well as things modernly associated with the name Burgess such as celebrities named Burgess.

English

Origin and Meaning of Burgess

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

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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Alternative Meanings

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

G is for great, that describes you.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

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

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Past life for Burgess born Sep 6, 2001

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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