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What does Barth mean?

Barth Pronunciation of Barth [barth] as a boys' name is an Aramaic name, and Barth means "son of Talmai (the farmer)". Barth is an alternate form of Bartholomew (Aramaic).

Associated with: farmer.


13 alternative forms via Bartholomew: Bart, Bartel, Bartho, Barthol, Barthold, Bartin, Bartle, Bartlet, Bartome, Bartow, Bartt, Bat and Bertel.

Creative forms:
(male) Barrth, Bath, ..

(female) Barja, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barth Dashiell (B.D.), ..

How popular is Barth?

Barth is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2322 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Barth (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Bartholomew and Bart. Other variants, like Barthold, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Barth was widespread in the 1960s, but now, the form Bart has gone out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Balto, Bar, Barak, Baram, Bard, Barde, Bardo, Barek, Baret, Bari, Baris, Barna, Barni, Barny, Baron, Barr, Barra, Barrt, Barry, Barten, Barton, Baruch, Baruj (see Baruch), Bergh, Bert, Berto, Berty, Birch, Booth, Both, Burch, Burgh, Burt, Burtt, Burty, Gareth, Garith, Garth, Garyth, Jareth and Worth. These names tend to be more frequently used than Barth.

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