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Burkhardt Early Origins



The surname Burkhardt 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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Burkhardt Spelling Variations


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Burkhardt Spelling Variations



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

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Burkhardt Early History


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Burkhardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burkhardt research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1506 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Burkhardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burkhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burkhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Burkhardt 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 Burkhardt 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:

Burkhardt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Burkhardt, who came to New York in 1709
  • Carolus Burkhardt arrived in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Joh Daniel Burkhardt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Johannes Burkhardt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Nicholas Burkhardt, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1762

Burkhardt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leop Burkhardt, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Thomas Burkhardt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1839
  • Andreas Burkhardt, aged 36, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848
  • Adam Burkhardt, aged 17, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Conrad Burkhardt, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burkhardt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burkhardt (post 1700)



  • Richard Wellington Burkhardt (1918-2014), American academic, President of Ball State University in 1978
  • Robert James Burkhardt (1916-1999), American Democratic Party politician
  • Hans Gustav Burkhardt (1904-1994), Swiss American abstract expressionist
  • Brandi Lynn Burkhardt (b. 1979), American vocalist, actress and beauty queen
  • Fritz Burkhardt (1920-2002), highly decorated German Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II
  • Heinrich Friedrich Karl Ludwig Burkhardt (1861-1914), German mathematician
  • Thorsten Burkhardt (b. 1981), German football player
  • Joseph Burkhardt (1873-1952), Swiss painter
  • Filip Burkhardt (b. 1987), Polish footballer
  • Marcin Burkhardt (b. 1983), Polish footballer

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Suggested Readings for the name Burkhardt


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Suggested Readings for the name Burkhardt



  • Burkett/Burkhardt Family: Tales and Trails, 1649-1900 by Nina Deeter Ellis.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    The Burkhardt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burkhardt 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 24 June 2015 at 14:04.

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