Burgers

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Burgers is a Dutch surname. It means "citizen's", but the name is also (or even primarily) of patronymic origin, with the Germanic given name Burger related to Burchard.[1][2]

Geographical distribution[edit]

As of 2014, 70.5% of all known bearers of the surname Burgers were residents of the Netherlands (frequency 1:3,989), 12.4% of South Africa (1:72,840), 6.9% of the United States (1:870,485), 2.2% of Australia (1:182,876), 2.2% of Germany (1:617,143) and 1.6% of Canada (1:375,490).

In the Netherlands, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:3,989) in the following provinces:

In South Africa, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:72,840) in the following provinces:[3]

People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burgers at the Database of Surnames in The Netherlands.
  2. ^ Burger at the Corpus of First Names in The Netherlands.
  3. ^ Burgers surname distribution
  4. ^ Schuurman, Rianne. "Burgers, Johannes Gerhardus Hendrikus (1870-1943)". Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland. Huygens Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis. Retrieved 27 November 2014.