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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BAWR-zhish(European Portuguese) BAWR-zhesh(Brazilian Portuguese) BOR-khehs(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly from Old French burgeis meaning "town-dweller" (see Burgess). Alternately, it may have denoted someone originally from the city of Bourges in France.
Added 7/12/2019 by sweetkit
Edited 4/15/2020 by HL