Burkin Family History
Burkin Name Meaning
English: variant of Birkin a habitational name from the parish of Birkin in Yorkshire so named with Old English bircen ‘birch grove’ a derivative of birce ‘birch’ (see Birch ) influenced by Old Scandinavian birki. The surname Birkin had presumably migrated to southern England by the 16th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press