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Berkley is a recently popular girl’s baby name of Scottish and English origin. Berkley has the beautiful meaning “where birch trees grow” and is the femining version of the name Barclay. Berkley is a botanical name for parents that want something more unique than Daisy or Rose.

Meaning of the name Berkley:

Scottish, English: where birch trees grow

Origin of the name Berkley:

Berkley is a Scottish and English name that means “where birch trees grow”. It is a modern feminine variant spelling of the name Barclay.

Symbolism of the name Berkley:

Birch trees are symbolic of renewal and purification. Birch trees are one of the first trees to sprout leaves in spring.

Style of the name Berkley:


Gender of the name Berkley:

Berkley is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Berkley:

BAR-klee, BUR-klee

Number of syllables in the name Berkley:


Emotion evoked from the name Berkley:

Berkley evokes feelings of wisdom and strength of will.

Alternative spellings for the name Berkley:

Barclay, Burkley, Barkley, Berkeley, Berkly

Nicknames for the name Berkley:

Popularity of the name Berkley:

According to the Social Security Administration, Berkley is a recently popular modern girl’s name. Berkley first entered the top 1000 names in 2018. As of 2020 it is #818.

Related names for the name Berkley:

Great middle names for the name Berkley and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Berkley:

  • Berkeley Breathed (American cartoonist)
  • Berkeley Gaskin (West Indian cricketer)
  • Berkeley Bell (American tennis player)
  • Berkeley Deane Wise (Irish civil engineer)
  • Elizabeth Berkley (American actress)

Berkleys in popular culture:

  • Berkley (video games, “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas”)
  • Berkley (television, “Once Upon a Time”)
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