Submitted Surname Revision History

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11/25/2018, 3:43 AM Beautiful Victory
11/25/2018, 3:42 AM Beautiful Victory
5/16/2017, 1:44 PM Sofia move from given name to surname
5/16/2017, 10:13 AM anonymous

Name Berwald
Type Surname (from location & from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. BAIR-vald (Swedish)
Other Forms FormsBernwald, Bärwald
Edit Status Status2b. description is verified

Meaning & History

Originally derived from the given name BERNWALD, composed of Old High German bern, bero "bear" and wald "ruler". Later altered to Bärwald "bear forest", from German Bär "bear" and Wald "forest". Also a habitational name from places named Bärwalde and Beerwalde in Germany.
Added 5/16/2017 by anonymous