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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : habitational name from a place so named east of Hamburg and in Lippe district.
  • Swedish : ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Boberg, from bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ or the Old Norse personal name Baugi + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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