Burl \b(u)-rl\ as a boy's name is pronounced berl. It is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Burl is "knotty wood; tuft of wool". Folksinger/actor in the 1950s Burl Ives. See also Berlyn.
Burl has 2 variant forms: Burle and Burrell.
Baby names that sound like Burl are Berl, Berle, Birly, Burlie, Burley and Perl.