- Berkeley, George 1685-1753; Ir. philosopher & bishop
- Berkeley, Sir William 1606-77; Brit. colonial governor of Virginia (1641-52; 1660-76)
city in W California, on San Francisco Bay, just north of Oakland: pop. 103,000
Origin of Berkeleyafter George Berkeley
A city of northern California on San Francisco Bay north of Oakland. A branch of the University of California is here (established 1868).