When Polley Burt was born on 22 August 1793, in Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Burt, was 48 and her mother, Prudence Lincoln, was 39. She died on 17 March 1869, in her hometown, at the age of 75.
English (southern): variant of Bird , Bright , or Burd .
German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.
Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .