[ 2 syll. bur-net(t), bu-rne-tt ] The baby boy name Burnett is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much more common. Its pronunciation is Ber-NEHT †. Burnett is used predominantly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. The name's meaning is burned nettle.
Burnett is a variant of the name Brown (English).
Burnett is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1908, 0.010% of baby boys were given the name Burnett. It ranked at #660 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Within all boy names in its group, Burnett was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018. In the past century Burnett has mostly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Burnett include Bernet, Barend, Barende, Barind, Barinde, Barnet, Barnett, Barnette, Berend, Bernad, Bernat, Bernett, Biernat, Brando, Brandy, Brante, Brentwood, Bryant, Burnet, and Bermudo.
† Pronunciation for Burnett: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"