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Burbank Early Origins



The surname Burbank was first found in Westmorland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Burbank Spelling Variations


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Burbank Spelling Variations



Contemporary spellings of ancient Scottish names often bear little resemblance to the original recorded versions. These spelling variations result from the fact that medieval scribes spelled words and names alike according to their sounds. Burbank has been spelled Birkbeck, Birbeck, Birbecke, Birbeke, Birkbeke and many more.

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Burbank Early History


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Burbank Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burbank research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1776 and 1841 are included under the topic Early Burbank History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burbank Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burbank Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Burbank Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The colonies on the fertile east coast of North America soon had many farms run by Scots. These hardy settlers provided a backbone for the great nations of the United States and Canada that would emerge in the next centuries. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Burbank or a variant listed above, including:

Burbank Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Burbank, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1639

Burbank Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisha Burbank, who landed in America in 1793

Burbank Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E A Burbank, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burbank (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burbank (post 1700)



  • Albert Burbank (1902-1976), American Dixieland clarinet player
  • John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905), American businessman, fourth Governor of Dakota Territory
  • Elbridge Ayer "E. A." Burbank (1858-1949), American artist, best known for his panting of Geronimo from life
  • Brevet Brigadier General Sidney Burbank (1807-1882), American officer in the regular army during the American Civil War
  • Captain, USCG, RET. Daniel C. Burbank (b. 1961), NASA Astronaut with over 552 hours in space

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
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    The Burbank Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burbank 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 5 March 2014 at 12:48.

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