What does Bertie mean?
Bertie [bertie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Bertie) is of Old English and Old German derivation, and the name Bertie means "noble, bright; bright, famous; bright promise; bright fame". Bertie is an alternate form of Alberta (Old English): feminine of Albert. Bertie is also a form of Bertha (Old German). Bertie is also used as a variant of Gilberte (Old German) and Roberta (Old English, Old German).
16 more different relations via Alberta, Bertha, Gilberte, Roberta: Baubie, Berdie, Berrie, Berrte, Berrtina, Berry, Bert, Berte, Berthe, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita, Birdie▼, Birtha, Bobbie▼ and Bobie.Creative forms:
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(male) Berde, Berdi, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Bertie?
Bertie is a very popular first name for women (#978 out of 4276, Top 23%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Bertie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #171 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Bertie are Alberta, Berdie, Bert, Berta, Bertha, Bertina, Birdie, Birtha, Bobbie and Roberta. These relations of Bertie reached the top of their popularity a century ago (average #648), but now, versions like Birdie have become less fashionable.
Bertie▼ is pronounced similarly to Barta. Other suggested similar names are Artie▼, Barbie, Barrie, Bartha, Beatie, Beattie, Beckie, Bekkie, Bennie▼, Bente, Berdine, Beret, Berett, Beril, Berit, Bernee, Berni, Bernice▼, Bernie, Bernise, Berree (see Berry), Berri, Berrit, Bertilde, Bertrice, Beryle, Bessie▼, Bethie, Betia, Betsie, Bette▼, Betti, Bettie▼, Bettine, Bettye▼, Bevie, Bradie, Brette, Brid, Bride, Bridie, Brie, Briet, Brit, Britte, Brittie, Brodie, Brydie, Byrdie, Gerie, Gerrie, Gerte, Gertie▼, Hettie▼, Jerrie, Kerrie▼, Martie, Mercie, Merrie, Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Mirtie, Myrtie▼, Perrie, Terie, Terrie▼, Tertia, Verdie▼, Veretie, Veritie, Verlie, Vernie▼ and Yettie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bertie.See names in meaning and etymology.