Burge Family History
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Burge Name Meaning
English (chiefly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Bridge, Old English brycg, with metathesis of u and r, as exemplified in several place names of this origin in various parts of southern England. German (Bürge): from Middle High German bürge ‘bailsman’, ‘guarantor’. In some cases maybe an altered spelling of Swiss Bürgi (see Burgi).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press