US Popularity:7180
Meaning:Fortified settlement
Burton is a boy's name of English origin. It means "fortified settlement," and is traditionally a surname hailing from central and northern England. Whether you have ancestral ties to Britain or love the medieval feel of this vibrant name, Burton is a worthy contender. The American filmmaker Tim Burton brings a whimsical air to it, thanks to his distinctive style and boundless creativity.

Famous People Named Burton

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  • Tim Burton

Burton Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Burton is currently #7180 in U.S. births
Boy:Burton is currently #2484 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 634
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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