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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Burkey

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for eager, let's get started!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons Named Burkey


Notable Persons With the Last Name Burkey

Jason Burkey is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2009. Jason was born Jason Burkey on May 6th, 1985 in St. Charles, Illinois, U.S.


Nate Burkey is a soccer player for the Ceres F.C., Louisburg College, VCU Rams men's soccer, Aegean Hawks, Kaya F.C., Pachanga Diliman F.C., and Philippines national football team. Nate was born on January 7th, 1985 in Washington, D.C.


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Popularity of Burkey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Burkey U.S.
  White 92.99% 64.26%
  African American 1.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Burkey

People with the last name Burkey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Burkey

  • How Popular is the name Burkey? As a last name Burkey was the 7,624th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Burkey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Burkey is Tuesday, May 23rd, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Burkey? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Burkey. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Burkey: Your name in reverse order is Yekrub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kubery. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Burkey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,354 people with the last name Burkey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Burkey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Burkey as their last name.

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