When Lee William Burns was born on 9 January 1961, in Kansas, United States, his father, Clifford Earl Burns, was 33 and his mother, Helen Prough, was 26. He died on 1 October 1999, in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 38.
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.