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Type Surname (from location & ornamental)

Meaning & History

From Middle High German birche, Old English birce, Old Danish birk, all meaning "birch". This was likely a topographic name for someone living by a birch tree or a birch forest. It may also be a habitational name from places in Germany named with this word (see also: Birke).
Added 7/5/2017 by LMS
Edited 11/25/2018 by Beautiful Victory and LMS