Burke


    Maps

  • Burke in 1659.

  • Burke births mapped 1864-1913

  • Burke 1901 census map

  • Burke 1911 census map

  • Burke Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 11
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    Burke
    (archived)

    Burke
    (archived)

    Burke
    Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

    Burke
    Tipperary

    Bourke
    Kilmacow



Parishes where Burke and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:30Armagh:47Belfast city:16Carlow:16
Cavan:5Clare:184Cork:332Cork city:26
Derry:25Donegal:12Down:12Dublin:81
Dublin city:64Fermanagh:14Galway:906Kerry:78
Kildare:50Kilkenny:96Laois:45Leitrim:10
Limerick:283Limerick city:23Longford:28Louth:25
Mayo:458Meath:27Monaghan:2Offaly:59
Roscommon:139Sligo:74Tipperary:674Tyrone:9
Waterford:133Westmeath:36Wexford:42Wicklow:62

Surname Dictionary

Bourke Very numerous: Munster, Connacht etc. Ir. de Búrca. Still more numerous as Burke, q.v.
Burke Very numerous: in all provinces, especially Connacht. Ir. de Búrca. One of the great Anglo-Norman families, coming in the person of William de Burgo in 1171. Becoming completely gaelicised, they produced many septs: MacHugo, MacGibbon, MacRedmond etc. They settled extensively in Connacht. IF,MIF & SGG.
de Búrca fairly rare: Dublin, Galway etc. Ir. Lang. See Burke, Bourke.
de Búrca Burke, Bourke: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, i gConnachta ach go h-áirithe. Ceann de mhór-chlanna na Normannach: de Burgo. Sa 14 céad, gaelaíodh iad i gConnachta agus bhí tailte fairsinge ag Mac Liam Uachtair i nGaillimh agus Mac Liam Íochtair i Maigh Eo. Bhíodar i mbarúntacht Clann Liam i Luimneach, leis. Thóg na Burcaigh sloinnte Gaelacha dóibh féin, m.sh. Mac Philbín, Mac Réamoinn, Mac Giobúin. Ba liosta le lua na Burcaigh a thuill clú & cáil: Edmund Burke, polaiteoir; an Canónach Uilleac de Búrca, scoláire Gaeilge; Sir Bernard Burke, geineolaí & rl. IF & SGG.
De Burgh Very rare: Dublin etc. The notable Norman family, later Burke, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Bourk: 2
Bourke: 1028
Burgh: 4
Burke: 4125
de Burgh: 17
De Burgho: 14
O'Borke: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Baurke
Berk
Berke
Bhurke
Birk
Boorke
Borke
Bowrk
Burck
Burghe
Burk
De Burca
De Burca
Deburgh


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