Gender: Male Meaning of Burr: "bristle" Origin of Burr: English

Burr Origin and Meaning

The name Burr is a boy's name of English origin meaning "bristle".

Ruggedly appealing word name in the Thorn/Rider/Storm school of boys' names.

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Pop Culture References for the name Burr


tencolorpen Says:


pardon me

aaronburrsir Says:


See my username.

Zelliew Says:


A child deserves a better name. A burr is an annoying thing caught in your sock.

PoppyOrangey Says:


Two unappealing meanings, what someone says when they are very cold and spikey plants that get caught on your clothes and in your hair. Very unpleasant...

rie Says:


I think this would be a great nature middle name for a boy or girl.

EvaThyssen Says:


Cato Burr: cat purr.

Catastroffy Says:


I would not name my child something I am always pulling out of my cat's fur.

_NorthStar_ Says:


I would use this only if it were a family name honoring a very significant person....and perhaps not even then. Lol. :) NMS

SweetPraline Says:


I actually have this on my guilty pleasure boys list. Not usable for us, however, but I love it.

CaitlinBrittin Says:


My 4 times great grandfather was named Burr Frost. No joke!