Burl Origin and Meaning

The name Burl is a boy's name of English origin meaning "butler".
This name has a nicely fragrant woodsy feel, bringing it into the nature-tree name category. Its only well known bearer, folk singer and Oscar-winning actor Burl Ives, had the full birth certificate name of Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives--nothing compared to his two siblings named Argola and Lillburn.

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Famous People Named Burl

  • Burl IvesAmerican actor, writer, and folk music singer

Burl in Pop Culture

  • Little Burlcharacter in the book "Christy" by Catherine Marshall