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Usually from Old English burhtun (fortified farmstead, farmstead near or belonging to a stronghold or manor), from burh + tun.


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  1. An English habitational surname, from Old English for someone who lived in any of several places with that name.
  2. A male given name
  3. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A village in Illinois.
    2. A city in Michigan.
    3. A village in Nebraska.
    4. A village in Ohio.
    5. A census-designated place in South Carolina.
    6. A town in Texas.
  4. A number of places in England and Wales:
    1. A small village in Duddon and Burton parish, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire (OS grid ref SJ5163).
    2. A village on the Wirral Peninsula in Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire (OS grid ref SJ3174).
    3. A village in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole district, Dorset (OS grid ref SZ1694).
    4. A village in West Lindsey district, Lincolnshire (OS grid ref SK9674).
    5. A hamlet in Bamburgh parish, Northumberland (OS grid ref NU1733).
    6. A civil parish in East Staffordshire district, Staffordshire, which serves and is also short for Burton upon Trent.
    7. A village in Nettleton parish, Wiltshire (OS grid ref ST8179).
    8. A hamlet in Mere parish, Wiltshire (OS grid ref ST8232).
    9. A village in Pembrokeshire, Wales (OS grid ref SM9805).
    10. A village in Wrexham county borough, Wales (OS grid ref SJ3557).

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