Berger Family History

Meaning of surname: Berger

Berger is a surname in both German, and French, although there is no etymological connection between the names in the two languages. The French surname is an occupational name for a shepherd, from Old French bergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’). The German surname derives from the word "Berg", the word for "mountain" or "hill", and means a resident on a mountain or hill, or someone from a toponym Berg, derived from the same. The pronunciation of the English name may sometimes be /ˈbɜːrdʒər/ BUR-jər. Notable people with this surname include:

We found 1,410,166 Genealogy and Family History Records for Berger in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Berger surname:

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13,167 Pictures of Obituaries
3,859 Government Documents
25 Historical Books
19,803 Social Security Death Records

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