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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Burris

His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 1992. Burr was given the name Burris F. DeBenning on September 21st, 1936 in Seminole, Oklahoma. Burr is also known as (Burr De Benning) and (Burris DeBenning). He left this life on May 26th, 2003.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Burris

Henry Burris is a football player for the Ottawa Redblacks. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Henry was born on June 4th, 1975 in Spiro, Oklahoma.


Roland W. Burris is an Illinois Attorney General and Illinois Comptroller. His career lasted from 2009 to 2010. Roland was born on August 3rd, 1937 in Centralia, Illinois.


Patrick was born on August 8th, 1967 in Maryland. He breathed his last breath on July 6th, 2009.


Robert H. Burris was a in the field of biochemistry. Robert was born on April 13th, 1914 in Brookings, South Dakota. He passed away on May 11th, 2010.


John Burris is an attorney. John was born on May 8th, 1945 in Vallejo, California.


His ongoing career started in 2012. Miles was born on June 27th, 1988 in Orangevale, California.


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Popularity of Burris as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Burris U.S.
  White 75.41% 64.26%
  African American 17.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Burris

People with the last name Burris are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Burris

  • How Popular is the name Burris? Burris is the 29,753rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Burris was the 1,312th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Burris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162 babies born with the first name Burris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Burris to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Burris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Burris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Burris is Thursday, November 22nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Burris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Burris was in 1922 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Burris Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Burris is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Burris: Your name in reverse order is Sirrub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Suribr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Burris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,760 people with the last name Burris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Burris? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Burris as their last name.

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