Name Element BURGZ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "fortress, fortification, citadel" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesburg(Anglo-Saxon) burg(Frankish) burgus(Late Roman) burg(Old Dutch) burg(Old High German) borg(Old Norse) burg(Old Saxon)
Surname DescendantsArterberry, Arterbury, Atteberry, Atterberry, Auteberry, Berry, Bourke, Burgess, Burke(English) Burke(Irish) Borghi(Italian) Borg(Swedish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 85.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 63.
Entry added December 7, 2022