- A place name, notably of:
- A surname common in the US, associated with German or Scandinavian ancestry.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Berg is the 712th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 48,746 individuals. Berg is most common among White (94.7%) individuals.
From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German berg, from Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (“high”). Compare Dutch berg, Low German Barg, Biärg, West Frisian berch, English berg, bergh, barrow, Danish bjerg, Swedish berg.
- IPA(key): /bɛrk/, /bɛɐ̯k/ (Germany, preferred in formal language)
- IPA(key): /b̥ɛrɡ̊/ (Swiss, Austro-Bavarian)
- IPA(key): /bɛrç/, /bɛɐ̯ç/ (Northern and Central Germany, Franconia, Lower Bavaria)
Berg m, f (genitive Bergs)
Berg n (genitive Bergs)
- a place name, listed as follows:
From berg (“mountain”).
Berg c (genitive Bergs)
- A surname.