Borke Family History
Borke Name Meaning
German (also Börke): from a pet form of a Slavic personal name containing the element bor ‘to fight’. German (also Börke): topographic name for someone living near a pine forest from Slavic bor ‘pine tree fir tree coniferous forest’. Norwegian (Børke): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Børke in the provinces north of Oslo derived from Old Norse birki ‘birch forest’. Compare Burke .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022