Berkheimer Family History
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Berkheimer Name Meaning
South German: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Berkheim, near Biberach and near Esslingen in Württemberg. The place name is a compound of Old High German berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ + the common suffix of place names -heim (related to English home). In some cases it may possibly be a habitational name from any of various places in Hesse and Alsace named Bergheim.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press