Burg Family History
Burg Name Meaning
German (also Bürg): topographic name from Middle High German burc ‘fortification castle’ or a habitational name from any of numerous places called Burg. German: from a short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart ). Dutch: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Burgo. Dutch: variant of Van der Burg (see Vanderburg ) and in North America (also) a shortened form of this. Jewish: variant of Burger . Probably also an altered form of English and Scottish Burgh .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022