Berg - Meaning of Berg
[ 1 syll. ber(g), be-rg ] The baby boy name Berg is pronounced as BahRG †. Berg is an English and German name of Germanic origin. The name's meaning is from the fortified hill or castle. This originated as a local name for someone living in a fortified hill or castle. It was derived from a number of places in England so called with the root element 'burg' (meaning protection, fortress, castle), such as the towns of Burgh in Suffolk and Lincolnshire.
In addition, Berg is a contraction of the name Berger (Dutch, English, and German).
The name Bergen is the female equivalent of Berg.
Berg is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Berg: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"