Burl Name Meaning & Origin

Burl

Pronunciation: BOORL (key)

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Meanings and history of the name Burl

Of Middle English origin meaning "knot in cloth."
A burl is a dome-shaped growth on the trunk of a tree. Burls yield a very peculiar and highly figured wood, which is rare and prized for it's beauty.

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Burl Ives, American actor, writer and folk music singer. "Big Rock Candy Mountain"

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