Burkhalter Family History
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Burkhalter Name Meaning
Swiss German: topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc ‘castle’ (originally also ‘protection’) + halter from halde ‘slope’, hence a name for someone living by a castle or fortified town.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Buchalter, Halter, Hochhalter, Burckhalter, Balter, Burkhart