Burdin Family History
Burdin Name Meaning
English: variant of Burden . French: nickname or metonymic occupational name derived from medieval Latin burdinus ‘mule hinny’ or alternatively from Occitan burdir ‘to sport or amuse oneself’. French: possibly also a derivative of Old French borde ‘smallholding’ (from Frankish bord ‘plank’) used as a designation for a tenant farmer or of Old French bo(u)rde ‘lie’ used as a nickname for a liar. Russian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): derivative of Burda .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press