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What does Bartlet mean?

Bartlet Pronunciation of Bartlet [bart-let] as a boys' name is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Bartlet is "son of Talmai (the farmer)". Short form of Bartholomew. Well known to literary types who rely on "Familiar Quotations" by John Bartlett, first published in 1855. The liberal, scholarly President on the TV series "The West Wing" is called Josiah Bartlett, a name with old-money New England connotations.

Associated with: farmer, literary, old, england.


Bartlet has 2 variants: Bartlett and Bartlitt.

12 more related forms via Bartholomew: Bart, Bartalan, Bartel, Barth, Bartho, Barthol, Bartin, Bartle, Bartome, Bartow, Bartt and Bertel.

Creative forms:
(male) Ballet, Britlet, ..

(female) Bartlee, Bartlen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bartlet Shaurya (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bartlet?

Bartlet is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#72022 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Bartlett, Bartholomew and Bart are the popular variation forms of Bartlet (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Bartel, are uncommon. These forms of Bartlet were at the apex of their popularity in the 1960s (average #1155), but now, the form Bart has fallen out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bailer, Bailey, Baillee, Bale, Baley, Baptist, Barber, Barcley, Barde, Barden, Barek, Baret, Barker, Barkley, Barklie, Barlow, Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Baronet, Baronett (see Barnett), Barrat, Barratt, Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrey, Barrie, Barrlow (see Barlow), Barrt, Barten, Bartley, Bartram, Basile, Basset, Bastien, Baxlea (see Baxley), Baxlee, Baxley, Baxter, Baylee, Baylen, Bayler, Bayley, Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentley, Berklee, Berkley, Berle, Bertie, Bertle, Bertolt, Bertrem, Birket (see Birkett), Birley, Birtle, Brantley, Briley, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Burket, Burle, Burnet, Burtt, Butler, Buttler, Byrley, Garnet, Hamlet, Harjeet, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley and Jarret. Like Bartlet, these names are not frequently used.

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