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Burke Surname


Frequency of Burke in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BURKE ranked #229 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 119,175 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,264 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
BURKE229119,17587.74%8.40%0.49%0.48%1.31%1.57%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BURKE ranked #243 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 2,273 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Burke Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 932 grave(s) with the surname Burke.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Burke.

Resource Links for Burke


Burke (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burke_(surname) (15 Mar 2011)

Burke Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/burke/

BURKE Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Burke (2 Jun 2007)

Behind the Name: B [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=b (1 Feb 2011)

Burke Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Burke/surnames.htm

Burke Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Burke surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Burke family history & genealogy resources to trace your family tree & ancestry.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/b/burke.php (29 Oct 2010)


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