Burkeland Family History & Genealogy

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Burkeland Surname History

Mentioned from 16th century. Probably cultivated between 200 and 400 AD. May have been inhabitated much earlier as most farms in the area.

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Elsa Stiansen Burkeland My husbands grandfather died near 69 years, his son Albert 68, but Michael 1869-1939 had several siblings reaching between 80 and 92 years. My husband Magnar is nearly 79 years. He is son of Albert. His greatgrandfather Anders M. died in 1924, 84 years old.
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Burkeland Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Norway, Hordaland, Osterøy, Burkeland.

Burkeland Meaning & Etymology

Burke is one specimen og a large fern, land is what it says. Burkeland is : pastures, land where there originally grew large quantities of this plant, name Burkna.

Burkeland Life Expectancy

According to our database of 10 people with the last name Burkeland that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

72.3
years

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Famous People named Burkeland

One Elling Nilss. Burkeland was sheriff/lensmann from ca 1640-1678. Otherwise not any significant to this day. There were originally two farms here, from around 1800 split into 7. Several families earlier named Burkeland. Today only three living here. Magnar Burkeland with family, Owner of farmnumber 4, Albert Johan with family in seperate properties. Arne Johan farm nmb. 7. The first two descendants of Michael/Michal 1869-1939. Rasmus and Dordi not related to them. Farm 4, Anders married to Brita 1813, Mikael 1815-1856, Anders 1840-1924, Michael 1869-1939, Albert 1901-1969, Magnar 1936-, sons Michael 1962, Eivind 1965 and two sister Anne Karen 1961 and Sollaug1971.

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Most Common Burkeland First Names

According to our database of 55 people with the last name Burkeland that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Marta j. 3.6%
  • Andreas 3.6%
  • Brita a. 3.6%
  • Johannes j. 1.8%
  • Gjertrud a. 1.8%
  • Brita l. 1.8%
  • Anders j. 1.8%
  • Askild j. 1.8%
  • Brita 1.8%
  • Steffen 1.8%
  • Sofia 1.8%
  • Lars 1.8%
  • Dordi 1.8%
  • Anders a. 1.8%
  • Anders o. 1.8%
  • Anna a. 1.8%
  • Alfred a. 1.8%
  • Hanna a. 1.8%
  • Mikael 1.8%
  • Ingeborg o. 1.8%
  • Anders m. 1.8%
  • Laura 1.8%
  • Anna e. 1.8%
  • Johan j. 1.8%
  • Mikkal o. 1.8%
  • Ole a. 1.8%
  • Rasmus 1.8%
  • Lydia 1.8%
  • Melford 1.8%
  • Donald 1.8%
  • Rasmus r 1.8%
  • Malene 1.8%
  • Ellard 1.8%
  • Millie 1.8%
  • Peter 1.8%
  • Harland 1.8%
  • Marvin 1.8%
  • Josephine 1.8%
  • !! 1.8%
  • Nils a. 1.8%
  • Ingeborg 1.8%
  • Johannes a. 1.8%
  • Olaf 1.8%
  • Anna 1.8%
  • Elvie 1.8%
  • Nils 1.8%
  • Britha 1.8%
  • Pernille 1.8%
  • Synneva 1.8%
  • Anders 1.8%

Burkeland Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Borcheland, Burcheland, in 17th and 18th century

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