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What does Bartel mean?

Bartel Pronunciation of Bartel [bar-tel] as a boys' name is an Aramaic name, and the name Bartel means "son of Talmai (the farmer)". Bartel is an alternate spelling of Bartholomew (Aramaic).

Associated with: farmer.


Bartel has 2 variants: Bartle and Bertel.

13 more alternative forms via Bartholomew: Bart, Bartalan, Barth, Bartho, Barthol, Barthold, Bartin, Bartlet, Bartlett, Bartome, Bartow, Bartt and Bat.

Creative forms:
(male) Brytel, Burtel, ..

(female) Barte, Bartil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bartel Winston (B.W.), ..

How popular is Bartel?

Bartel is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5834 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bartlett, Bartholomew and Bart are the popular alternative forms of Bartel (not ranked). Other forms, like Bartho, are uncommon. These relations of Bartel were popular as baby names during 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.03%), but now, the version Bart has gone out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bart, Bartholomew, Bartlett in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bartel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bartel is pronounced similarly to Bertell, Bertil, Bertle, Bertol, Bertoll and Birtle. Other recommended names are Barber, Barde, Barden, Bardolf, Bardoul, Bardulf, Barek, Baret, Barker, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrey, Barten, Bartley, Barton, Baxter, Bazeel, Bertold (see Berthold), Bertolt, Burnel (see Burnell), Carel, Carmel, Carter, Carvel, Dantel, Darcel, Darel, Dariel, Darnel, Darrel, Farrel, Harel, Harrel, Harte, Jarel, Jarrel, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Martel, Martell, Marten, Marvel, Parnel and Varten. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bartel.

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