English variation of Berkeley
"where birches grow"

Berkley Origin and Meaning

The name Berkley is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "where birches grow".
Berkeley, with an extra E, is the more familiar variation of this name, associated with the California school. But it's the streamlined Berkley that has proven itself to be more popular as a baby name, at least in the US.

This name is pronounced BARK-lee in the UK, while in the US we say BIRK-lee.
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