When Arsie Jay Burns was born on 19 October 1894, in Tecumseh, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, his father, James Morgan Burns, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Frances Atkins, was 20. He lived in Calipatria, Imperial, California, United States in 1930 and Stockton Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1943, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.
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.