Sherburne Family History
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Sherburne Name Meaning
English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Durham and Yorkshire, so called from Old English scir ‘bright’ + burna ‘stream’. (In southern English dialects, burna became modern bourne, and Sherborne in Dorset is one of several places so called.) Americanized form of French Charbon (see Jarboe) or Charbonneau.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press