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What does Berg mean?

Berg Pronunciation of Berg [berg] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Berg is "mountain". Usually found as a suffix in German surnames like Kleinberg, "small mountain", Goldberg, "gold mountain", or Hochberg, "high mountain".

Associated with: mountain, surnames, small (little), gold, high (great).


Berg has 4 variants: Berger, Bergh, Burg and Burgh.

Creative forms:
(male) Beaurg, Bele, ..

(female) Bergy, Bery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berg Evan (B.E.), ..

How popular is Berg?

Berg is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#637 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Berg has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Berg name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Berg outside U.S.

Similar Names

Berg is alike in pronunciation to Borg. Other recommended names are Bar, Bard, Bari, Barr, Bart, Beal, Bear, Beau, Beck, Beda, Bede, Bell, Ben, Bengt, Benn, Bent, Bergen, Bergin, Beric, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berl, Berle, Bern, Bernd, Berne, Bernt, Berny, Berry, Bert, Berto, Berty, Bev, Bing, Bird, Birk, Born, Bri, Burk, Burl, Burn, Burr, Burt, Byrd, Byrn, Georg and Jorg. These names tend to be more frequently used than Berg.

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