Early Origins of the Birkbech family
Cumberland, at Burbank House in Dacre where they held a family seat from ancient times. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The name literally means "dweller at the cottage on the mound or embankment." CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
Early History of the Birkbech family
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Birkbech Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Birkbech include Birkbeck, Birbeck, Birbecke, Birbeke, Birkbeke and many more.
Early Notables of the Birkbech family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Birkbech family to Ireland
Some of the Birkbech family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Birkbech family to the New World and Oceana
The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North America. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Birkbech or a variant listed above, including: Willliam Birbeck who settled in Jamaica in 1774.
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