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The nationality of Burke can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Burke may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Burke Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Burke come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Burke come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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