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Origine of last name

BURKE : 1: English and Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh (Castle) in Suffolk England. Burk represents an Anglo-Norman pronunciation of Old English burg Middle English burgh ‘fortification’ (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Burgh">Burgh</a>).2: German: variant of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Burk">Burk</a>.3: Americanized form of Norwegian Børke (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Borke">Borke</a>).4: Americanized form of French <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Bourg">Bourg</a> or of its altered form <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Bourque">Bourque</a>.

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