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Birt \Birt\ (b[~e]rt), n. [OE. byrte; cf. F. bertonneau. Cf. Bret, Burt.] (Zo["o]l.) A fish of the turbot kind; the brill. [Written also burt, bret, or brut.] [Prov. Eng.]

Burt, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
Population (2000): 556
Housing Units (2000): 243
Land area (2000): 0.429609 sq. miles (1.112682 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.429609 sq. miles (1.112682 sq. km)
FIPS code: 09685
Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
Location: 43.198075 N, 94.221616 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 50522
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Burt, IA
Burt, MI -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Michigan
Population (2000): 1122
Housing Units (2000): 420
Land area (2000): 4.535750 sq. miles (11.747538 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.535750 sq. miles (11.747538 sq. km)
FIPS code: 12000
Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
Location: 43.243308 N, 83.910002 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 48417
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Burt, MI
Burt -- U.S. County in Nebraska
Population (2000): 7791
Housing Units (2000): 3723
Land area (2000): 492.766760 sq. miles (1276.259996 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 4.330607 sq. miles (11.216220 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 497.097367 sq. miles (1287.476216 sq. km)
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 41.854106 N, 96.337590 W
Burt, NE
Burt County
Burt County, NE
Burt (disambiguation)

Burt is a male first name.

Burt may also refer to:

Burt (surname)

Burt is the surname of the following:

  • Alfred Burt (1920–1954), American jazz musician
  • Alfred Alexander Burt (1895–1962), English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Alistair Burt (born 1955), British politician
  • Andrew Burt (born 1945), British actor
  • Archibald Burt (1810–1879), British lawyer and first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Cyril Burt (1883–1971), British psychologist
  • David Burt (born 1953), British actor
  • Francis Burt (1918–2004), Governor of Western Australia
  • Francis Burt (Nebraska) (1807–1854), first governor of the Nebraska Territory
  • George Burt (Britain) (1816–1894), British public-works contractor
  • Heinz (singer) (1942–2000), British singer Heinz Burt, best known by his first name
  • Jim Burt (American football) (born 1959), American professional football player
  • Jim Burt (sportscaster) (born 1914), American broadcast pioneer and sportscaster
  • Jo Burt (born 1956), British heavy metal bassist
  • Kelvin Burt (born 1967), British auto racing driver
  • Leo Burt (born 1948), indicted American bomber
  • Lorely Burt (born 1954), British politician
  • Luke Burt (born 1981), Australian professional rugby league player
  • Maxwell Struthers Burt (1882–1954), American novelist, poet, and short-story writer
  • Patsy Burt (1928–2001), British racing driver
  • Richard R. Burt (born 1947), American diplomat
  • Septimus Burt (1847–1919), Western Australian lawyer, politician and grazier
  • Thomas Burt (1837–1922), British trade unionist and Member of Parliament
  • Warren Burt (born 1949), Australian composer
  • Wellington R. Burt (1831–1919), American industrialist
  • William Austin Burt (1792–1858), American inventor, legislator, surveyor and millwright

Burt is a given name and also a shortened form of other names, such as Burton and Herbert.

Burt may refer to:


  • Burton or Burt Alvord (1866-after 1910), American Old West lawman and outlaw
  • Burt Bacharach (born 1928), American composer, music producer and pianist
  • Burt Baskin (1913-1967), co-founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor chain
  • Burt Grossman (born 1967), National Football League player
  • Burt Hooton (born 1950), American former Major League Baseball pitcher and coach
  • Burt Kennedy (1922–2001), American screenwriter and director
  • Herbert Burt Kwouk (born 1930), English actor best known for playing Cato in the Pink Panther films
  • Burton Burt Lancaster (1913-1994), American film actor
  • Herbert Burt Munro (1899-1978), New Zealand motorcycle racer
  • Burton Burt Mustin (1884-1977), American character actor
  • Burton Burt Reynolds (born 1936), American actor and director
  • Elbert Burt Rutan (born 1943), American aerospace engineer
  • Burt Shevelove (1915-1982), American musical theater playwright, lyricist, librettist and director
  • Burton Burt Shotton (1884–1962), American Major League Baseball player, manager, coach and scout
  • Burt L. Talcott (born 1920), seven-term former member of the US House of Representatives from California
  • Burt Van Horn (1823–1896), two-term US Representative from New York
  • Burt Ward (born 1945), American actor best known for playing Robin on the TV show Batman
  • Burt Young (born 1940), stage name of American actor, painter and author Gerald Tommaso DeLouise

Fictional characters:

  • Engelburt Burt Chance, on the TV series Raising Hope
  • Burt Gervasi, on the TV show The Sopranos
  • Burt Gummer, in the Tremors film series and short-lived TV show
  • Burt Hummel, on the TV musical series Glee
  • Burt, a character from Danger Rangers

Usage examples of "burt".

The Director was worried, and Alex expected a grilling on the subject from Burt Britten at lunch.

Burt Britten noticed as he crossed the south portals onto the House floor was that Tommy Langston had nodded off at his desk again.

Kerr and Burt Lancaster must have frozen their patooties off making that scene.

Burt said no Algernon is a very speshul mouse with an operashun like mine.

Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, and Jane Fonda were dressed up as villagers, rendered unrecognisable by makeup, so desperate to be in this movie that they were willing to be unbilled extras.

True to her word, Bonnie dispatched Burt and another man to the bowels of the basement and ten minutes later both men carried out sev cml parts.

Burt and the Prime Board should send word ahead of us by matter-transmitter, to these six planets and all the other inhabited planets within fifty or a hundred light-years, it would be awkward for us.

Eliza Burt Gamble, an American lady anthropologist: The beautiful coloring of male birds and fishes, and the various appendages acquired by males throughout the various orders below man, and which, sofar as they themselves are concerned, serve no other useful purpose than to aid them in securing the favours of the females, have by the latter been turned to account in the processes of reproduction.

Peaceful Jones didn't buy it last night and Burt wasn't buying it today.

My smile faded at the sight of Burt and Jays staring past me with barely-concealed expressions of horror.

I was considering implications when Burt Zogby hollered from the control room.

Also he considered that his remark was very nearly a compliment compared with what he would probably have said to Burt Northwade's face, had that undesirable industrialist been present.

He even helped Uncle Burt to make more moneyhe's a clever inventor, too, and during the war he designed a machine that would put tags on laces twice as quickly as the old way, or something like that.

And there's a paper with them which says that all rights in them belong to Burt Northwadewith no time limit specified.

If we had that contract back, as well as the plans, Uncle Burt would never have the face to go into a court and publish the terms of it, which he'd have to do if he wanted to make any claim.