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Burckhardt Early Origins



The surname Burckhardt was first found in Swabia, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal 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.

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Burckhardt Spelling Variations


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Burckhardt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Burkhard, Burkhardt, Burckhard, Burckhardt, Burkhart and many more.

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Burckhardt Early History


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Burckhardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burckhardt research. Another 249 words (18 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.

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Burckhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burckhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Burckhardt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisabeth Burckhardt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1709
  • Elisabetha Burckhardt, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Johannes Burckhardt, who landed in New York in 1709-1710
  • Ulrich Burckhardt, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Joh Jac Burckhardt, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Burckhardt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Burckhardt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Christian Heinrich Burckhardt, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Gottlieb Burckhardt, who arrived in America in 1854
  • David Burckhardt, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1864
  • Bernhard Burckhardt, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burckhardt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burckhardt (post 1700)



  • Signe Burckhardt (1898-1992), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956
  • Titus Burckhardt (1908-1984), German (Florence born) academic and philosopher
  • Carl Burckhardt (1891-1974), League of Nations' High Commissioner to Danzig, and was later President of the International Red Cross (1944-48)
  • Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, European explorer, b. Switzerland, educated in Germany, lead English expeditions into AfricanJacob Christopher Burckhardt (1818—1897), Swiss historian of art and culture
  • Jacob Christopher Burckhardt (1784-1817), Swiss traveler
  • Jacob Christoph Burckhardt (1818-1897), Swiss historian

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Burckhardt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burckhardt 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 19 October 2015 at 10:30.

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