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Berken History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, German


Today's generation of the Berken family bears a name that was brought to England by the migration wave that was started by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Berken family lived in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century.

Early Origins of the Berken family


The surname Berken was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century. The name originated in the region of Burgundy in France.

Early History of the Berken family


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Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1210, 1273, 1273, 1319, 1379, 1500, 1638, 1680, 1682, 1683, 1703, 1764, 1592, 1657 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Berken History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Berken Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Berken include Burgon, Burgoin, Burgunie, Burgoyne, Burgoyn, Burgoigne, Burgane, Burgin and many more.

Early Notables of the Berken family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Berken family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Berken Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Berken, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Peter Berken, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Heinrich Berken, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875

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