Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsHamburger, Hamberg, Amberg, Hamberger, Amberger
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Meaning & History
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from the great city and port at the mouth of the river Elbe, named with the Germanic elements ham ‘water meadow’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.