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Burkart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Burkart belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in Cheshire, where they held a family seat near Birkenhead at the estuary of the River Birket. It is from the name of the river that their name is derived.

Early Origins of the Burkart family


The surname Burkart was first found in Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Burkart family


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Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1666, 1746, 1650, 1703 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Burkart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Burkart Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Burkart include Birket, Birkett, Bircket, Burkett, Birckett, Burket, Burkert and many more.

Early Notables of the Burkart family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Burkart family to Ireland


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


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Burkart were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Burkart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Burkart, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [1]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)
  • George Burkart, who landed in Kansas in 1877 [1]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)
  • Jacob Burkart, who arrived in Kansas in 1877 [1]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 Burkart (post 1700)


  • Elmer Robert Burkart (1917-1995), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1936 to 1940
  • Urs Burkart (b. 1963), Swiss former professional ice hockey defenceman, former Olympian and former member of the Swiss National Team
  • Stefan Burkart (b. 1957), Swiss sports coach and former Olympic sprinter
  • Erika Burkart (1922-2010), Swiss writer and poet
  • Aaron Nikolai Burkart (b. 1982), German rally driver, the 2010 Junior World Rally Champion
  • Claudia Inés Burkart (b. 1980), Argentine ten-time gold medalist field hockey player

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  1. ^ 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)

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