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Origin and popularity of the name BERGIN

Origin

Bergin : 1: Irish (Laois and Kilkenny): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beirgin or Ó Meirgin an altered form of Ó hAimheirgin ‘descendant of Aimheirgin’ a personal name of early Irish mythology and historical tales perhaps composed of the elements amhra ‘wonderful’ + gin ‘birth’. The surname has also been Anglicized as Berrigan.2: Swedish: variant of Berg + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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