Burke Family History
Burke Surname History
Burke family history has a rich and complex origin whose details can be pieced together by Burke family researchers. This Burke origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Burke last name made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the Burke family. The Burke family is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Burke has spread, it has changed making its origin tricky to unearth.
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The evolution of Burke begins with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Burke name may have changed with them. It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Burke ancestors have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Burke country of origin
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The nationality of Burke can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Burke may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Burke
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The meaning of Burke come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Burke originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
- Mary J Burke 1912 - 1997
- Denis D Burke 1947 - 2006
- Dona Burke 1891 - 1975
- Joyce L Burke 1945 - 2002
- Flora B Burke 1938 - 1995
- Gary L Burke 1961 - 1996
- Thomas Burke 1898 - 1966
- Mary L Burke 1898 - 1995
- Kathy S Burke 1938 - 1997
- Kenneth J Burke 1977 - 1999
- Jody W Burke 1960 - 1996
- Michael D Burke 1947 - 2000
- Mary A Burke 1901 - 1988
- Matthew Burke 1956 - 1979
- Shirley I Burke 1935 - 2001
- Shirley Burke 1940 - 1971
- Franklin J Burke 1936 - 2001
- Grant W Burke 1945 - 2002
- Mary D Burke 1910 - 1992
- Ruby P Burke 1892 - 1990
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Famous people named Burke
Thomas Burke was the first governor of North Carolina.
Nationality and Ethnicity of Burke
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Burke. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Burke spelling variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Burke last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Burke were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Burke. Surnames like Burke transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over time.