Meaning and Origin of Berkeley - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Berkeley

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Birch meadow

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc ‘birch’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Compare Scottish Barclay.
  • Jewish (American) : assimilated form of Berkowitz.