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Burgow Early Origins



The surname Burgow was first found in Swabia, where the family was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would shape modern European history. The name would later emerge as that of a noble family with great influence and many distinguished branches. They were noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Burgow Spelling Variations


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Burgow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Burgau, Burghau, Burggau, Burgaue, Burggaue, Burgauer, Bergau, Bergauer, Pergau, Purgau, Burgow, Burgaw, Burgov and many more.

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Burgow Early History


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Burgow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burgow research. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1330, 1702, 1738, and 1748 are included under the topic Early Burgow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burgow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burgow Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burgow 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 or some of its variants were: Lewis Burgauer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1850. Benjamin Burgauer came to Philadelphia in 1856.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Burgow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burgow 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 2 October 2003 at 15:38.

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