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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bourland

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bourland

Cliff Bourland is an athlete. Cliff was born on January 1st, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Roger was born on December 13th, 1952 in Evanston, Illinois. Roger is also known as Bourland III, Roger; Bourland, and Bo.


William was born in 1811. He passed away in 1860.


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Popularity of Bourland as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bourland U.S.
  White 90.50% 64.26%
  African American 1.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bourland

People with the last name Bourland are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bourland

  • How Popular is the name Bourland? As a last name Bourland was the 12,916th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bourland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bourland is Sunday, July 29th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Bourland? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bourland. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bourland: Your name in reverse order is Dnalruob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rdboluna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bourland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,380 people with the last name Bourland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bourland? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bourland as their last name since less than 1 person in 123k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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