Bourke



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

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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.

    Maps

  • Bourke in 1659.
  • Bourke births mapped 1864-1913
  • Bourke 1901 census map
  • Bourke 1911 census map
  • Bourke Roman Catholic baptisms

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