Name Element BUR

Meaning & History

Old High German, Old English, Old Dutch and Old Saxon word meaning "dwelling, room". In Old High German it also acquired the meaning "peasant", and later "farmer".

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Other Languages & Culturesbūrą(Old Germanic)
Surname DescendantsBoer, De Boer(Dutch) Bower, Bowers(English) Bauer, Bauers, Baumann, Beckenbauer, Beyersdorf(German) Baumann(Jewish) Buhr(Low German)
Entry updated June 9, 2023