Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

Scottish: patronymic formation (with Gaelic mac ‘son’), apparently from the Anglo-Norman surname Burnett ‘little brown-haired one’. More probably, it may be an altered form of McBurney. Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4 The above was obtained from eddenney152’s community page on Ancestry.com. My McBurnett line goes back to Daniel McBurnett, who …

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