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What does Berl mean?

Berl Pronunciation of Berl [berl] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Berl is "son of Berl". Berl is a variant form of Berlyn (German): see also Burl.


Berl has 1 variant: Berle.

1 more alternative form via Berlyn: Burlin.

Creative forms:
(male) Baurl, Bere, ..

(female) Bedi, Bein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berl Kyan (B.K.), ..

How popular is Berl?

Berl is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#55609 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Berl entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1669 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Berl is alike in pronunciation to Burl and Burle. Other suggested similar names are Bail, Bar, Bard, Bari, Barr, Bart, Beal, Beale, Beall, Beals, Bear, Beau, Beck, Beda, Bede, Bell, Ben, Benn, Bent, Berg, Bergh, Beric, Berilo, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berlin, Bern, Bernal, Bernd, Berne, Bernt, Berny, Berry, Bert, Bertel, Bertil, Bertle, Berto, Bertol (see Berthold), Berty, Bev, Bill, Bird, Birk, Birly, Borg, Born, Bri, Buel, Buell, Buhl, Burg, Burk, Burn, Burr, Burt, Byll, Byrd, Byrn, Carl, Earl, Erl, Irl, Jarl, Karl and Perl. These names tend to be more commonly used than Berl.

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