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Gender: Male Meaning of Berkeley: "where birches grow" Origin of Berkeley: English

The name Berkeley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "where birches grow". Berkeley and is often added to lists like Baby Names Ending in Ley and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Shepherd's CAF".

From the experts:

The Brits say BARK-lee, but we pronounce it the same as the name of the California college: either way it's quite pretentious and of another era.

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Famous People Named Berkeley

(Guy) Berkeley "Berke" Breathed, American cartoonist
Berkeley William Enos, birth name of Busby Berkeley, American film choreographer
Berkeley Moynihan, British surgeon
Anthony Berkeley Cox, English crime novelist
George Berkeley, Anglo-Irish philosopher

Pop Culture References for the name Berkeley

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