Berkes Family History
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Berkes Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived among birch trees, from a derivative of Middle Low German berke ‘birch’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the ecclesiastical names Bernát, Hungarian form of Bernhard, or Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew. English: variant spelling of Birks (see Birch).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Berke, Berkey, Berks, Perkes, Berko, Berner, Birkes, Berges, Berte