Early Origins of the Burkham family
feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile. The family originated as a branch of the Andlau family and took their name from the castle and village Middle-Berkheim near Strassburg. The family acquired extensive estates and became knights of Swabia in the Neckar-Schwarzwald and Ortenau regions.
Early History of the Burkham family
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Burkham Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Berckheim, Berckham, Berkham, Berckheimer, Berkheim, Berkheimer, Berkhamer, Berkehamer, Burkhamer, Burkheim, Burckheim, Burcheim, Burcham, Burkham, Burckham, Berckhane, Burckhane, Berkhane and many more.
Early Notables of the Burkham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Burkham family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juergen Berckhane, who came to America in 1776.
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