Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BORN (German)
Other Forms FormsBourne, Boren, Burns
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Contributor Contrib.coreyjboren on 7/1/2017
Last Editor EditorMike C on 2/6/2020
A topographical name indicating someone who lived near a stream, from the Old English "burna, burne". Alternatively, it could be contemporarily derived from the modern English word "born". Possible variants include [Bourne], [Burns] and [Boren].