Burke Name Meaning & Origin
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Our son is named Berk. We loved the name because it is unpopular, but familiar. We have been told by a handfull of people that they know a Burke, but neither one of us has ever known a Burke. We preferred the different spelling because it is not a surname in our families.
- Nicknames for Burke
Burker, Burkley, Burkings, Burr, Bill
- Meanings and history of the name Burke
English surname from an Old English root meaning "fort."
"Burke" is from an English surname which was derived from Old English 'burh,' meaning "Fortress."
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- Burke in song, story & screen
'Peter Burke' of the hit television show, "White Collar." As portrayed by the marvelous 'Tim DeKay.'
'Preston Burke' was a recurring character in ABCs Hit drama "Grey's Anatomy" for the first 3 seasons. And a guest star in season 10.