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

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Origin and Meaning of Burchell

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Alt. Meaning

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Burchell

Beau Burchell is a rock music musician, record producer, and audio engineer. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1997. Beau was born on December 17th, 1978.


Dana Sparks is an actress and actor. Dana was given the name Dana J. Burchell on August 1st, 1961 in Orinda, California, U.S.


Thomas was born in 1799. He passed away in 1846.


Darcy Burchell is an ice hockey referee.



David Godwin Burchell was a businessman. David was born on September 23rd, 1924 in Millicent, South Australia. David is also known as Dave. He breathed his last breath in 2009.


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Popularity of Burchell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Burchell U.S.
  White 90.11% 64.26%
  African American 6.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Burchell

People with the last name Burchell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Burchell

  • How Popular is the name Burchell? Burchell is the 60,755th most popular name of all time. As a last name Burchell was the 10,708th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Burchell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Burchell in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Burchell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Burchell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Burchell is Friday, February 7th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Burchell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Burchell was in 1921 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Burchell: Your name in reverse order is Llehcrub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhlclbue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Burchell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,984 people with the last name Burchell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Burchell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Burchell as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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