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Early Origins of the Burbank family


The surname Burbank was first found in Cumberland, at Burbank House in Dacre where they held a family seat from ancient times. [1]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." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print

Early History of the Burbank family


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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.

Early Notables of the Burbank family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was Simon Birckbek or Birkbeck (1584-1656), an English clergyman and controversialist from Hornby, Westmorland; and Christopher Birbeck (1696-1717), an English...
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Migration of the Burbank family to Ireland


Some of the Burbank family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Burbank family to the New World and Oceana


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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Burbank Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisha Burbank, who landed in America in 1793 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Burbank Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E A Burbank, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Burbank (post 1700)


  • Dr. David Burbank, American dentist, landowner and land developer in California in the 1870's, founder and eponym of Burbank California
  • Stephen B. Burbank, American David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Sidney Burbank (1807-1882), American officer in the regular army before and during the American Civil War who led a brigade in the Army of the Potomac
  • Nathaniel C. "Nat" Burbank (1838-1901), American humorist, drama critic, and newspaper editor
  • Luther Burbank (1849-1926), American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science
  • Luke Burbank (b. 1976), American radio host and podcaster
  • Sergeant James H. Burbank (1838-1911), Dutch soldier who fought in the American Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his action at Blackwater, near Franklin, Virginia on 3 October 1862
  • Gary Burbank (b. 1941), born Billy Purser, an American radio personality
  • Buzz Burbank (b. 1953), born Michael J. Elston, American news reporter for The Mike O'Meara Show
  • Captain, USCG, RET. Daniel C. Burbank (b. 1961), American NASA Astronaut with over 552 hours in space [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Daniel Burbank. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/burbank.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Daniel Burbank. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/burbank.html

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