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Multiple Origins for the Surname Burling


German


The German state of Bavaria is the ancestral home of the Burling family. Burling is a local name. Burling is a name for someone who lived in the city of Berlin, the capital of Germany. The city took its name from a Wendish word which means river rake, or a scaffold of beams built over a river to prevent logs from jamming; the river in question was the Spree. The German name is also found in the Hamburg area, where it may be derived from the village of the same name. Berlin is also an Ashkenazic Jewish local name, derived from the same origins as the German form of the local name. The Burling family emerged as an influential family and they became noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Burling Early Origins



The surname Burling was first found in Nuremburg, where the name Berlin was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society of early European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Burling Spelling Variations


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Burling Spelling Variations



Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Burling include Berlin, Berliner, Berling, Berlen, Burlin, Burling, Barlin, Barling and many more.

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Burling Early History


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Burling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burling research. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1725 and 1799 are included under the topic Early Burling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burling Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Burlings to arrive in North America, and among them were:

Burling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Burling (c. 1613-1677) who landed in America c. 1680

Burling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Burling, aged 46, who landed in New York 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)

Burling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Burling, who arrived in New York in 1822 [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)
  • Agnes Burling, who arrived in America in 1836 [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)
  • I Burling, who arrived in San Francisco, California 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)
  • William Burling who arrived in San Francisco in 1872
  • William Burling, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1872 [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)

Burling Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Burling, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

Burling Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Burling, aged 26, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Amazon" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AMAZON 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/amazon1852.shtml

Burling Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henry Burling, who landed in Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1840
  • Henry Burling, aged 31, a gardener, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Mary Burling, aged 32, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Caroline Burling, aged 14, a sempstress, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Hanry Burling, aged 10, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burling (post 1700)



  • Peter Burling (b. 1945), American politician, Member of the New Hampshire Senate (2004-2008)
  • George G. Taylor Burling (1849-1928), American banker and politician from New York
  • George Childs Burling (1834-1885), United States Union Army officer during the American Civil War
  • Edward Burnham Burling (1870-1966), American lawyer, co-founder of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C
  • Edward J. Burling (1819-1892), American architect who designed buildings in Chicago in the 1840s through the 1890s
  • Robert Charles "Bobby" Burling (b. 1984), American soccer player for the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer
  • Daniel J. "Dan" Burling (b. 1947), American Vice-Chairman of the Assembly Minority Conference, New York
  • Carroll Burling (b. 1934), American retired farmer and politician, Nebraska state Senator (2001-2009)
  • Robbins Burling (b. 1926), American Anthropologist, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania (1959-1963)
  • Peter Burling MNZM (b. 1991), New Zealand eight-time gold medalist sailor, World and Olympic champion

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Citations


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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. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AMAZON 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/amazon1852.shtml

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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The Burling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burling 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.

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