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Meaning and Origin of: Berk

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Turkish : Solid, firm

First name variations

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Dutch, Czech, and Polish : from a reduced form of a Germanic personal name formed with ber ‘bear’ (see Bernhard).
  • Dutch and North German (van Berk) : topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German berke ‘birch’.
  • German : of Slavic (Sorbian) origin, an occupational name for a collector of taxes.
  • Slovenian : unexplained.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Berg.