Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Tanner of leather
Family name origins & meanings
- German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills (seeBerg).
- Norwegian : habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.
- French : occupational name for a shepherd, from Old Frenchbergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex‘ram’).