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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Burak mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Burak

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Burak means ""A steed in Islamic mythology which transported prophets."" and is of Arabic origin.
Other origins: Turkish

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

A is for assertive, a great leader

K is for kid, the child within.

Notable Persons Named Burak

Burak Yeter is an electro house, progressive house, synthpop, and dance-pop disc jockey, record producer, and remix. He plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, DJ mixer, Synthesizer, and Logic Studio. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Burak was born on May 5th, 1982 in Trabzon.


Burak Özçivit is an actor, model (people), and model. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2007. Burak was born on March 18th, 1984 in Istanbul.


Burak Yılmaz is a soccer player for the Beijing Guoan F.C., Antalyaspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Manisaspor, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Eskişehirspor, Trabzonspor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Turkey national under-17 football team, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-19 foot. Burak was born on July 15th, 1985 in Antalya, Turkey.


Burak Çamoğlu is a soccer player for the Borussia Dortmund II, Borussia Dortmund, Turkey national under-17 football team, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-19 football team. Burak was born on October 5th, 1996 in Kamen, Germany.


Burak Kut is a pop music singing and songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Burak was born on August 27th, 1973 in Istanbul.


Burak Kaplan is a soccer player for the SG Wattenscheid 09, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Bayer 04 Leverkusen II, SpVgg Greuther Fürth, Beşiktaş J.K., SV Babelsberg 03, Fethiyespor, KFC Uerdingen 05, Turkey national youth football team, Turkey national under-19 football team, and Turkey national under-2. Burak was born on February 1st, 1990 in Cologne, West Germany.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Burak

Lukwesa Burak is a presenter, news presenter, weather presenter, and newsreader. Lukwesa was born Lukwesa Burak in 1974 in Zambia.


Nil Burak is a pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Nil was born in 1948 in Lefka.


Sevim was born on June 29th, 1931. Sevim is also known as Zeliha Sevim Burak. She passed away on December 31st, 1983.


Mike was born on October 9th, 1980 in Vancouver.


Peter Burák is a soccer player for the FC Nitra, AS Trenčín, and FC Petržalka akadémia. Peter was born on September 17th, 1978 in Nitra.


Kathryn was born on June 11th, 1959.


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Popularity of Burak as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Burak U.S.
  White 94.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Burak

People with the last name Burak are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Burak

  • How Popular is the name Burak? Burak is the 22,671st most popular name of all time. As a last name Burak was the 24,762nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Burak have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 278 babies born with the first name Burak in the United States. That's more than enough people named Burak to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Burak? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Burak first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Burak is Wednesday, April 21st, 1954.
  • What year had the most people named Burak born? The highest recorded use of the first name Burak was in 2004 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Burak Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Burak is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Burak: Your name in reverse order is Karub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Baurk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Burak? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,006 people with the last name Burak.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Burak? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Burak as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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