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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Berge

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  • A user from Utah, United States says the name Berge is of Scandinavian origin and means "Beautiful Mountain".

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  1. plural of Berg

Notable Persons Named Berge

Berge Østenstad is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Berge was born Berge Østenstad on September 15th, 1964 in Asker.


Berge was born in 1949.


Berge was born in 1638. He died in 1712.


Berge was born in 1952.



Berge was born in 1914. He left this life in 1965.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Berge

Pierre Bergé is a businessperson. Pierre was born on November 14th, 1930 in Oléron.


Sander Berge is a soccer player for the Vålerenga Fotball and Asker Fotball. Sander was born on February 18th, 1998.


Claude Berge was a scientist in the field of mathematics. Claude was born on June 5th, 1926 in Paris. He breathed his last breath on June 30th, 2002.


Nora Holstad Berge is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich (women), FK Larvik, Kolbotn Fotball, Linköpings FC, Arna-Bjørnar, and Norway women's national football team. Nora was born on March 26th, 1987 in Oslo, Norway.


Fredrik Semb Berge is a soccer player for the Odds BK, Storms BK, Brøndby IF, and Molde FK. Fredrik was born on February 6th, 1990 in Skien, Norway.


Bjørn Berge is a blues musician. Bjørn was born on September 23rd, 1968 in Sveio, Norway.


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Popularity of Berge as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Berge U.S.
  White 93.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Berge

People with the last name Berge are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Berge

  • How Popular is the name Berge? Berge is the 60,167th most popular name of all time. As a last name Berge was the 9,446th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Berge have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Berge in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Berge? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Berge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Berge is Wednesday, December 11th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Berge born? The highest recorded use of the first name Berge was in 1935 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Berge: Your name in reverse order is Egreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eergb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Berge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,444 people with the last name Berge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Berge? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Berge as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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