US Popularity:10778
Meaning:Stream, spring, brook
Burns is a charming name traditionally given to boys. Originating from Old English, it flows from the expression burna, which means “stream,” “spring,” or “brook.” Alternatively, it may inspire feelings of fire or passion, but we just think of the excellent Mr. Burns from The Simpsons.

Famous People Named Burns

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  • Robert Burns
  • Tommy Burns

Burns Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2016
- 4778
from 1979
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