Name Element BURG

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Germanic element meaning "fortress, fortification, castle".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: borg (Ancient Scandinavian), burgus (Late Roman)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Burchard, Burkhard, Burkhart, Ingeburg, Waldeburg, Wigburg (Ancient Germanic), Cyneburg, Cyneburga, Eadburg, Eadburga, Mildburg, Wilburg, Wilburh (Anglo-Saxon), Burton (English), Valpuri (Finnish), Burkhard, Burkhart, Ingeborg, Walburga, Burchard, Ingeburg (German), Milburga (History), Kinborough (Medieval English)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Berry, Bourke, Burke, Burton (English), Bouchard (French), Borchard, Borchardt, Burgstaller (German), Burke (Irish), Borghi (Italian), Borg (Swedish)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANT: Burton (English)