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Burgers is a Dutch surname. It means "citizen's", but the name is also (or even primarily) of patronymic origin, with the Germanic given name Burger related to Burchard.[1][2] Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ Burgers at the Database of Surnames in The Netherlands.
  2. ^ Burger at the Corpus of First Names in The Netherlands.
  3. ^ Schuurman, Rianne. "Burgers, Johannes Gerhardus Hendrikus (1870-1943)". Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland. Huygens Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis. Retrieved 27 November 2014.