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Burrall Early Origins



The surname Burrall was first found in North Yorkshire at Burrill, a small village in the Hambleton district that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Borel. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
It literally meant "hill with a fort," from the Old English words "burh" + "hyll." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Burrall Spelling Variations


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Burrall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Burrell, Burrel, Birrell, Burrill, Burril, Birril, Berrill and many more.

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Burrall Early History


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Burrall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burrall research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1069, 1449, 1551, 1589, 1657, 1645 and are included under the topic Early Burrall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burrall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burrall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burrall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burrall In Ireland


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Burrall In Ireland



Some of the Burrall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Burrell who settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1630; John Burrell settled in Boston in 1635; Robert settled in Virginia in 1663 with his wife and three children.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrall (post 1700)



  • William P. Burrall, American politician, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1840-41; Member of Connecticut State Senate 10th District, 1851
  • William M. Burrall, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Canaan, 1827, 1829-30, 1833, 1835-36; Member of Connecticut State Senate 17th District, 1842
  • John M. Burrall, American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1935
  • Fred Burrall, American Republican politician, Member of Florida State House of Representatives 75th District; Elected 1978
  • Charles Burrall, American politician, Postmaster at Baltimore, Maryland, 1800-16

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Burrall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burrall Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 11 March 2016 at 13:27.

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