Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Mountain dweller
Family name origins & meanings
- Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beirgin or Ó Meirgin, an altered form of Ó hAimheirgin ‘descendant of Aimheirgin’, a personal name of early Irish mythology and historical tales, perhaps composed of the elements amhra ‘wonderful’ + gin ‘birth’.
- Swedish : variant of Berg, with the addition of -in, a common suffix of Swedish family names.