[ 1 syll. bur(l), bu-rl ] The baby boy name Burl is pronounced Bah-L †. Burl's language of origin is Old French and it is predominantly used in English. Burl is of the meaning 'tuft of wool'.
Variation transcriptions of Burl include Berl, Burel, Burell, Burle (English), Burrel, Burrell, Byrl, and Byrle.
See also the related category french.
Burl is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1921, 0.018% of baby boys were named Burl. Its ranking then was #417. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is of only infrequent use now. Out of all boy names in its group, Burl was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Burl include Berle, Burle, Ba'al, Baal, Bail, Bal, Ball, Baul, Bawl, Bawle, Beal, Beale, Beele, Bel, Belae, Bil, Bile, Bill, Bille, and Blae.
† Pronunciation for Burl: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"