Berlin - Meaning of Berlin

What does Berlin mean?

[ 2 syll. ber-lin, be-rl-in ] The baby boy name Berlin is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Ber-LIHN †. The origin of Berlin is the Germanic language. The name is of the meaning from the borderline.

See also the related category germanic (german).

Berlin is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1916, 0.004% of baby boys were given the name Berlin. Its ranking then was #987. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is now of irregular use. Out of all boy names in its group, Berlin was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. In the past century Berlin has predominantly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Berlin include Barlam, Braylen (English), Braylon (English), and Barlaam.

† English pronunciation for Berlin: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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