Burns Family History
Burns Surname History
Burns family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Burns family researchers. The last name Burns is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Burns family has spread, it has changed making its origin challenging to uncover. This Burns history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Burns surname made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users.
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The evolution of Burns starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Burns name may have changed with them. Burns families have emigrated around the world all throughout history. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Burns country of origin
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The nationality of Burns is often difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Burns may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Burns
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The meaning of Burns come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Burns originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Levi Burns 1896 - 1974
- Garland R Burns 1902 - 1992
- Joseph S Burns 1887 - 1969
- Dewey Burns 1900 - 1977
- Dorothy M Burns 1960 - 2006
- Henry Burns 1917 - 1986
- Wilma Burns 1895 - 1992
- Templeman Burns 1895 - 1965
- Agatha S Burns 1911 - 2004
- Elzie Burns 1909 - 1985
- Alfred Clifford Burns 1911 - 2007
- Sarah Kathyleen Burns 1918 - 2011
- Eva L Burns 1917 - 1985
- Robert Burns 1896 - 1983
- Marrie Burns 1904 - 1971
- Earl Lee Burns 1918 - 2011
- Lorine Burns 1909 - 1993
- Wilie E Burns 1916 - 1988
- Oliva Burns 1905 - 1974
- Laverne Burns 1905 - 1983
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Famous people named Burns
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Burns
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Burns. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Burns family
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Burns spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Burns name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Burns vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Burns were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Burns.