Bamberg Family History
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Bamberg Name Meaning
German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Bamberg in Bavaria (formerly in Upper Franconia). Between 1007 and 1702 it was the capital of a powerful ecclesiastical state, and in the 15th century the bishops of Bamberg were raised to princely rank.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Amberg, Hamberg, Samberg, Lamberg, Bamberger, Bamber, Lemberg