Google spokeswoman Lena Wagner said Friday the company quickly took down the name after the error was discovered. The intersection was relabeled with its proper name, Theodor-Heuss-Platz, after West Germany's first post-World War II president.
Google says it's not clear how the error occurred, but that "we apologize for this mistake." The erroneous name was visible only for a few hours late Thursday.
Scores of streets and squares were named after Hitler during his 1933-1945 dictatorship.
The intersection in question, in western Berlin, sits on what the Nazis envisioned as the capital's main east-west axis for a redesign of the city that was never completed.