Burling Family History
Burling Name Meaning
English:: probably a shortened form of Anglo-Norman French Burguillun a variant of Old French Bourguignon ‘the Burgundian’; see Burgin . habitational name from Birling (Farm) in East Dean (Sussex) or Birling in Kent both named from Old English Bǣrlingas ‘(the place of) Bǣrla's people’. See also Barling . possibly an altered form of Burland .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press