Meaning and Origin of: Borger

Family name origins & meanings

  • North German and Dutch : variant of Burger.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : nickname from Yiddish borger ‘borrower’ or ‘lender’.
  • Norwegian and Swedish : habitational name for someone from a place called Borg or topographic name for someone living by a fortification or near a hill resembling a fortification.