When Emma Burns was born on 24 May 1871, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Tom Burns, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Rawson, was 23. She married William Bramham in 1891, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Bramley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.
Scottish (central Scotland and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called formerly Burnis, Burnes, or Burnhouse (named with burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Kincardineshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, and possibly Argyll.
English and Scottish: variant either of Burn , with post-medieval excrescent -s, or of Barnes .
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne ), with excrescent -s.