"inhabitant of a fortified town"

Burgess Origin and Meaning

The name Burgess is a boy's name of English origin meaning "inhabitant of a fortified town".

Related to the word bourgeois; actor Burgess Meredith put this surname in first place.

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Famous People Named Burgess

  • Burgess JenkinsAmerican actor
  • (Oliver) Burgess MeredithAmerican actor
  • Burgess CarrLiberian,American priest