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.