Achterberg Family History
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Achterberg Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘behind the hill’, from Dutch and Low German achter ‘behind’, ‘in back of’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. In some cases the Dutch surname is a habitational name from any of various places so named in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press