Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BAWR-zhish(European Portuguese) BAWR-zhesh(Brazilian Portuguese) BOR-khehs(Spanish) [key · IPA]
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Contributor Contrib.sweetkit on 7/12/2019
Possibly from Old French burgeis meaning "town-dweller" (see BURGESS). Alternately, it may have denoted someone originally from the city of Bourges in France.