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Bjerke Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bjerke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Bjerke, who landed in Texas in 1852
  • Ole Bjerke, who landed in Texas in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjerke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjerke (post 1700)



  • Björn Bjerke (b. 1941), Swedish economist, professor in entrepreneurship
  • Siri Bjerke (1958-2012), Norwegian politician, Norwegian Minister of the Environment (2000-2001)
  • Paul Bjerke (b. 1952), Norwegian media scientist, Editor of Klassekampen (1995-1997)
  • Olaf Bjerke (1893-1957), Norwegian trade unionist and politician, deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Oslo during the term 1954-1957
  • Juul Bjerke (1928-2014), Norwegian economist
  • Ingvald Johan Bjerke (1907-1990), Norwegian boxer at the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Harald Borgen Bjerke (1860-1926), Norwegian businessman, Director-general of Norsk Hydro (1918-1926)
  • Ferdinand Bjerke, Norwegian railway engineer, from 1911 to 1918, he was in charge of the rebuilding of Trondheim Central Station
  • Espen Harald Bjerke (b. 1980), Norwegian cross-country skier
  • Jarl André Bjerke (1918-1985), Norwegian writer and poet

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Bjerke Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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    The Bjerke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bjerke Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 April 2015 at 14:57.

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