Burritt Family History
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Burritt Name Meaning
from the Middle English personal name Burret, Old English Burgr?d, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + r?d ‘counsel’. possibly a nickname for someone with thick and disheveled hair, from Old French b(o)ure ‘coarse woolen cloth’ + Middle English heved ‘head’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Burkett, Barrett, Merritt, Britt, Burgett, Parfitt, Burdett, Bratt