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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : variant of Ulbrich.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway. The second element in each case is from Old Norse berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; while the first element is derived respectively from ulfr ‘wolf’, urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’, and from an unknown source.

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