Burleigh
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
BUR-lee
Meaning
A fortified place in a clearing
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Burleigh is of Anglo-Saxon origin and is derived from the Old English 'burg' or 'burh' which means 'a fortified place' and 'leigh' which means a clearing.

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