Meaning and Name Origin
Bertie \b(e)-rtie, ber-tie\ 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 a form of Alberta (Old English): feminine of Albert. Bertie is also a form of Bertha (Old German): Latin version of a Continental German name. Bertie is also used as a variant of Gilberte (Old German) and Roberta (Old English, Old German).
Bertie▼ has 34 more different forms via Alberta, Bertha, Gilberte, Roberta: Albertine▼, Alie, Allie▲, Auberte, Auberthe, Baubie, Berdie, Berrie, Berrte, Berrtina, Berry, Bert, Berte, Berthe, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita, Bertuska, Bird, Birdie▼, Birdy, Birtha, Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbie▼, Bobbye, Bobette, Bobi, Bobie, Bobine, Elbertine, Gillie, Robbie▼ and Robertine.
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 (#58486 out of 88799, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Bertie for girls. Bertie reached its top position of #171 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Bertie and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Bertie rated in the Top 1000 are Alberta, Albertine, Allie (#257 last year), Berdie, Berta, Bertha, Bird, Birdie, Birtha, Bobbie, Bobbye, Robbie and Roberta. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1890-1899 and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Bertie, Birdie, Bobbie, Robbie and Roberta falling out of fashion. Allie (#257) is the most chic baby name here, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)