When Bertha Boger was born on 26 December 1898, in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Adam Boger, was 24 and her mother, Ida Ellman, was 26. She died on 8 January 1899, in her hometown, at the age of 0.
German: occupational name from Middle High German bogære ‘bow maker, bowman, archer’.
German: from a personal name formed with Old High German bogo ‘bow’.
North German (Böger): cognate of the names above. Compare Boeger .