[ 2 syll. ber-kley, be-rkl-ey ] The baby girl name Berkley is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced BAARKLiy- or BAH-KLiy- †. Berkley's origin is Old English, and its use, English. The meaning of Berkley is 'birch tree clearing'. It is derived from beorc meaning 'birch tree' ; leah 'wood, clearing, meadow'. See Berkley for more information.
Berkley is a form of the name Berkeley.
Berkley is a somewhat popular baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.015% of baby girls were named Berkley. It was #942 in rank then. Within all girl names in its family, Berkley was the most widely used in 2018. In the last century Berkley has primarily been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Berkley include Berkeley, Befel, Beffel, Beffle, Beril, Berkly, Betul, Betulle, Bilee, Bilie, Brasil, Brasille, Brazil, Brazile, Bresil, Bresille, Brezil, Brezille, Brookelle, and Bajila.
† Pronunciation for Berkley: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"