Steenbergen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch Steenbergen.

Proper noun[edit]

Steenbergen (plural Steenbergens)

  1. A surname from Dutch.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Steenbergen is the 35489th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 634 individuals. Steenbergen is most common among White (94.64%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • (Noord-Brabant) First attested as steinberghe and stenberghe in 1267. Compound of steen (stone) and the dative plural form of berg (hill, elevated place). The element steen may have been added to distinguish the city from nearby Bergen op Zoom.
  • (Noordenveld) First attested as van Steenberghen in 1531. Derived from a compound of steen (stone) and the dative singular form of berg (hill, elevated place). Named after a nearby dolmen.
  • (De Wolden) First attested as steenberghes in 1431. Derived from a compound of steen (stone) and the dative singular form of berg (hill, elevated place).
  • (Noord-Holland) First attested as Steenberge in 1839-1859. Derived from a compound of steen (stone) and the dative singular form of berg (hill, elevated place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Noord-Brabant, De Wolden) IPA(key): /ˈsteːnˌbɛr.ɣə(n)/
  • (Noordenveld) IPA(key): /ˌsteːnˈbɛr.ɣə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: Steen‧ber‧gen
  • Rhymes: -ɛrɣən

Proper noun[edit]

Steenbergen n

  1. A city and municipality of Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Strienestad (Carnival nickname)
  2. A village in Noordenveld, Drenthe, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Steeinbargen (Low Saxon, unofficial)
  3. A hamlet in De Wolden, Drenthe, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Stienbargen (Low Saxon, unofficial)
  4. A neighbourhood of Laren, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

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