Birkbeck Family History
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Birkbeck Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a minor place in Cumbria named after the river on which it stands. The river name derives from Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + bekkr ‘stream’. Americanized form of either Swedish Björkbäck or Danish Birkebæk, which have the same origin as the English river name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bobeck, Brobeck, Robeck, Woodbeck, Birkett, Strobeck, Filbeck