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

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East of Eden

East of Eden

Directed by: Elia Kazan

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

Country: United States of America

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States of America

Summer Magic

Summer Magic

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley

Country: United States of America

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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 #2nd.

How popular is the name Burl?

According to the US census in 2018, 6 boys were born named Burl, making Burl the #10928th 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 #10928th 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 18 movies, including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and East of Eden.