HeartBIRK-lee; BARK-lee
"where birches grow"

Berkeley Origin and Meaning

The name Berkeley is a girl's name meaning "where birches grow".

Despite the strong association with the University of California, Berkeley, the more common version of this name omits the second E, Berkley.

Beware if you travel across the pond — Berkeley is pronounced BARK-lee in England.

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