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Burlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bridlington in East Yorkshire. The place name, which was formerly pronounced locally as Burlington, is recorded in Domesday Book as Bretlinton ‘estate (Old English tun) associated with a man called Berhtel’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Burrington, Billington, Arlington, Darlington, Barrington, Harrington

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Burlington Family Origin

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Burlington Family Occupations

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  • Lighthouse Keeper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Burlington occupation in Canada was Lighthouse Keeper. 100% of Burlington's were Lighthouse Keepers.

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