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About the Burnett surname

In short, the name "Burnett" is thought to have derived from french Bernard, a wealthy frenchman who reloacted to Scottland, under Mary Queen of Scotts, and was granted large lands, castle and the works, changed name to Burnett and began the Burnett of Leys Clan (first historical record of Burnett name) attached is the historical link to a scottish history book of the Clan of Burnett and official Clan info for the American Burnett Clan and Official family history, ALL Burnett's are said to have originally decended from this James Ley (Bernard) Burnett Clan http://www.burnett.uk.com/ley.html