Last name: BURK

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All you have to know about the last name BURK

Last name frequency

BURK : This last name is indexed 60,614 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BURK : 1: South German (also Bürk): from a short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). Compare Buerk.2: German: habitational name from the common placenames Burk and Burg.3: Sorbian: status name or nickname from Upper Sorbian burk a diminutive of bur ‘peasant’ (see Buhr).4: Germanized form of Sorbian Bórk (see Bork).5: Irish and English: variant of Burke.6: Americanized form of French Bourg or of its altered form Bourque.

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