Meaning and Origin of Spielberg - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Spielberg

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from any of the various places so called, from a contracted form of Middle High German spiegel ‘lookout point’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.
  • Jewish : ornamental name from German Spiel ‘play’, ‘game’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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