The surname Burckhardt was first found in Swabia, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and would become noted for its involvement in social, economic, and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burckhardt research.Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1506 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Burckhardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Burkhard, Burkhardt, Burckhard, Burckhardt, Burkhart and many more.
Notables with the surname Burckhardt during this period were Johann Burchard, also spelled Johannes Burchart (c.1450 - 1506), an Alsatian-born priest and chronicler during the Italian Renaissance; and... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burckhardt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.