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Gender: Male Meaning of Burgess: "inhabitant of a fortified town" Origin of Burgess: English

The name Burgess is a boy's name of English origin meaning "inhabitant of a fortified town". Burgess and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (56 - with occupations)".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Burgess

Burgess Jenkins, American actor
Burgess Meredith, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Burgess

Burgiss, Burges