Bureau
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Surname BUREAU
SOURCE: Nickname & Occupation
USAGE: French
Meaning & History
From Old French burel, diminutive of bure, a type of woolen cloth. It may have originated as a nickname for a person who dressed in the material or as an occupational name for someone who worked with it.
Related Names
VARIANT: Bourreau
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Burrell (English)