There is no ham in a hamburger, so why is it called a hamburger?
Why are hamburgers called hamburgers?
"The word hamburger comes from Hamburg steak, which originated in the German city of Hamburg.Quick explanation:
Originally, hamburger meant only a fresh cooked or broiled meatball, ground meat steak or patty of meat served warm. The secondary meaning, of a sandwich, patty in circular or square form between two bun halves came into being in America.
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