The surname Birkner was first found in Bohemia, where the name Birken was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the
society which would become prominent throughout European history. Records show that the name Birken stems originally from the ancient line of Berka which first appeared in Bohemia around 1003. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
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of this family name include: Birken, Birkener, Birkner, Birck, Bircken, Birckner, Birchen, Birch, Birkenstock and many more.
During this early period, notable bearers of the name Birkner included Charlotte Birch-Pfeiffer (1800-1868), who was a well-known actress and dramatist. Sixtus Birck (1501-1554) was a schoolteacher who converted to... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Birkner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.