I am still looking for the origin of the name. However I did find
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these variations of the spelling: Berkovitz, Berkowitz, Berkovitch,
Berkovitcz, Bercovitz , Bercovici, Bercu, , Bercovitcz , Berogivich ,
Bierkowicz , Borkovich, Borukhovich, Brokovitz , Perkovicz.
We have a Herman Bercovitz in our tree. He lived came to the US
and settled in St. Paul in 1900 and then moved to Los Angeles.
I believe he was >from Romania and his name was Bercovici.
More accurately he may have come >from Bukovina
which was included at one time in Galicia
and now is part of Romania and Ukraine.
He married my great aunt Tina Brucker, also >from Romania.
I wonder if Bercovitz and Berkovitz derive >from the same name,
Bercovici or are completely different names.
web site: www.BruckerFamily.net
BRUCKER, FELLER, GRAUBART, GARTNER, KLEIN >from Radautz & Bukowina,
Romania/Ukraine, and in Brassov, Budapest and Bucharest, Hungary and St.
Paul MN ,BRUCKER, HAGUENAUER >from Paris, France
GREENBERG, GRUNBERG, GRIINBERG AND GERTLER >from Lodz, Poland and St. Paul,
MN, BERCOVITZ (BERCOVICI) in St. Paul, MN, Los Angeles and Hungary?
BRUCKER, WEINERT >from Brassov, Romania/Hungary
SEGALOVE/SOKOLVSKY >from Ternovka, Ukraine