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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English, Irish
Pronounced Pron. BURK(English)

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.