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09:52 Mar 6, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase:buren
Buren is my name. I know the name came from settling in the town of Buren in Germany. Would like to know the meaning of Buren, told it was dutch. Also request the translation into Hebrew. What do the letters mean, as I know letters in Hebrew have specific meaning and numeric values, b = and so forth. like "Bush" means the house connected to God in Hebrew. Please help. Much thanks.
Genealogy Miscellaneous (ORIGINS AND EXPLANATIONS!)
Explanation: Bower : English Place name for the person who lived in a small cottage or occasionally, an occupational name for the house servant, derived from Old English bur = cottage, inner room. Variants include Bowers, Bour, Bowerer, Boorer, Bowering , and others. Dutch versions include Van Buren, Van Buuren , and Van den Bueren .