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Burkhard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Burkhard family


The surname Burkhard 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.

Early History of the Burkhard family


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Burkhard Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Burkhard family (pre 1700)


Notables with the surname Burkhard during this period were Johann Burchard, also spelled Johannes Burchart (c.1450 - 1506), an Alsatian-born priest and chronicler during the Italian Renaissance; and...
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Migration of the Burkhard family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Burkhard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Burkhard, who arrived in Carolina in 1743 [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)
  • Anthon Burkhard, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [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 Burkhard, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760 [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)
  • John Philip Burkhard, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760 [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 Burkhard, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762 [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)

Burkhard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hend Burkhard, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [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)
  • Mrs, Burkhard, aged 50, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [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)
  • Widow Burkhard, aged 50, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [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)
  • Lewis Burkhard, aged 21, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [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)
  • Jac Burkhard, who arrived in America in 1807 [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)
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Burkhard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elsa Burkhard, aged 26, originally from Zurich, Switzerland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Rotterdam" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XZ-RPJ : 6 December 2014), Elsa Burkhard, 20 Aug 1920; citing departure port BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, arrival port New York, ship name Rotterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Emma Burkhard, aged 28, originally from Geneva, Switserland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Finland" from Antwerp, Belgium [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6X8-Z6K : 6 December 2014), Emma Burkhard, 21 Aug 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Finland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Henry Burkhard, aged 24, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Javary" from Santo Domingo [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6GH-8NR : 6 December 2014), Henry Burkhard, 25 Mar 1921; citing departure port Santo Domingo, arrival port New York, ship name Javary, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elisabeth Burkhard, aged 17, originally from Jelcava, Czechoslovakia, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Saxonia" from Cherbourg, France [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6GL-G3G : 6 December 2014), Elisabeth Burkhard, 16 Jul 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Burkhard (post 1700)


  • Tom Burkhard (b. 1990), American television producer and writer
  • Gedeon Burkhard (b. 1969), German film and television actor
  • André Burkhard (b. 1950), French retired professional football defender who played from 1970 to 1982
  • Willy Burkhard (1900-1955), Swiss composer
  • Burkhard Cordes (b. 1939), Brazilian bronze medalist sailor in the Flying Dutchman Class at the 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Burkhard Reich (b. 1964), retired German football player
  • Burkhard Fehr (b. 1942), German archaeologist
  • Burkhard Pape (b. 1932), German former professional football player and manager
  • Dr. Burkhard Freitag, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Munich
  • Burkhard Heim (1925-2001), German physicist, eponym of the Heim theory

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XZ-RPJ : 6 December 2014), Elsa Burkhard, 20 Aug 1920; citing departure port BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, arrival port New York, ship name Rotterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6X8-Z6K : 6 December 2014), Emma Burkhard, 21 Aug 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Finland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6GH-8NR : 6 December 2014), Henry Burkhard, 25 Mar 1921; citing departure port Santo Domingo, arrival port New York, ship name Javary, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6GL-G3G : 6 December 2014), Elisabeth Burkhard, 16 Jul 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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