Burnham Family History
Burnham Surname History
Burnham family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Burnham family researchers. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Burnham family name, Burnham origins, and history of Burnham family members. The last name Burnham is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Burnham has migrated, it has changed making its history tricky to piece together.
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The evolution of Burnham starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Burnham name may have changed with them. It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Burnham family members have emigrated around different countries all throughout history.
Burnham country of origin
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The nationality of Burnham can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Burnham may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Burnham
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The meaning of Burnham come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. A lot of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Burnham originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- William Calthorpe Of Burnham Calthorpe Thorpe 1354 - 1420
- Marvin Burnham Hibbard 1797 - 1873
- Dorothy Burnham Hibbard 1792 - 1862
- Sarah Burnham 1734 - 1803
- Amy Burnham Filer 1707 - 1749
- Lester Holt Burnham 1808 - 1865
- Esther Burnham Pitkin 1697 - 1784
- Ebenezer Burnham
- Elizabeth Burnham Story 1647 - 1716
- Anna Burnham Gaines 1644 - ?
- Esther Burnham 1662 - 1749
- Robert Burnham ? - 1759
- James Burnham 1759 - 1836
- Lucy Barstow Burnham
- Sarah Burnham 1710 - ?
- William Burnham
- Dorothy Burnham Hibbard 1735 - ?
- Maria Burnham Hodge 1868 - ?
- Rachel Burnham 1730 - 1809
- Elizabeth Burnham
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Famous people named Burnham
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Burnham
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Burnham. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Burnham spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Burnham family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Burnham were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Burnham. Last names like Burnham change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations.