Meaning and name origin
Bertie \b(e)-rtie, ber-tie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Bertie), is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Bertie is "noble, bright; bright, famous; bright promise; bright fame". Bertie is a variant of Alberta (Old English): feminine of Albert. Also a variant of Bertha (Old German): Latin version of a Continental German name. Bertie is also used as a variant of Gilberte (Old German), Roberta (Old English, Old German).
Bertie is a very popular first name for females (#978 out of 4276, Top 23%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#58486 out of 88799, Top 66%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bertie for girls. Bertie reached its highest rank of #171 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Bertie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Roberta, Bertie, Bertha, Berta and Alberta. (2014 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Beatie, Berdie, Berit, Bernie, Berrie, Berrit, Berrte, Bert, Berte, Berthe, Bertine, Bettie, Birdie, Birte, Byrdie and Gertie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bertie.