Burke
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Surname BURKE
SOURCE: Location
USAGE: English, Irish
Meaning & History
Derived from Middle English burgh meaning "fortress, fortification, castle". It was brought to Ireland in the 12th century by the Norman invader William FitzAdelm de Burgo.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Berry, Bourke (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Borghi (Italian), Borg (Swedish)