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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Burkhard. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1940 and 1955

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Eastern Germany
  • Northern Germany

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Origin and Meaning

Old High German name

Combination of 'protection' and 'hard', 'strong'

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