When Tillmon Burns was born in 1890, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Burns, was 64 and his mother, Martha J. Hammond, was 35. He died in 1910, in Hamer, Dillon, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Hamer, Dillon, South Carolina, 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.