First name origin & meaning:
German: Mountain dweller
First name variations: Bergan, Bergen
Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beirgin or Ó
Meirgin, an altered form of Ó hAimheirgin ‘descendant of
Aimheirgin’, a personal name of early Irish mythology and
historical tales, perhaps composed of the elements amhra
‘wonderful’ + gin ‘birth’.
- Swedish: variant of
Berg, with the addition of -in, a common suffix of
Swedish family names.
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