Burl is a boy name and means knotty wood; tuft of wool. It is a French name and its pronunciation is \b(u)-rl\. Other similar names and variants include: Burle, Burrell. Burl is a somewhat popular first name for men (#996 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#38466 out of 88799).
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Burl Ives
Burl Ives

Born on June 14, 1909

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  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18
East of Eden

East of Eden

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Country: United States of America

Wind Across the Everglades

Directed by: Nicholas Ray, Budd Schulberg

Starring: Burl Ives, Christopher Plummer, Chana Eden, Gypsy Rose Lee

Day of the Outlaw

Directed by: André De Toth

Starring: Robert Ryan, Burl Ives, Tina Louise, Alan Marshal

The Brass Bottle

The Brass Bottle

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Tony Randall, Burl Ives, Barbara Eden, Kamala Devi

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Burl a popular name?

Over the years Burl was most popular in 1921. According to the latest US census information Burl ranks #887th while according to famousnames.vip Burl ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Burl?

According to the US census in 2018, no boys were born named Burl, making Burl the #10974th name more popular among boy names. In 1921 Burl had the highest rank with 211 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Burl?

Burl is #10974th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Burl more popular ?

The name Burl was more popular in 1921 with 211 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Burl

The last time a baby was named Burl was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Burl?

In 2018 there were 6 baby boys named Burl.

Who is a famous person named Burl?

There a several famous people named Burl, for example actor Burl Ives.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Burl?

A famous actor/actress named Burl is Burl Ives, starring in 4 movies, including East of Eden and Wind Across the Everglades.