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What does Bertel mean?

Bertel Pronunciation of Bertel [bertel] as a boys' name is an Aramaic name, and the meaning of the name Bertel is "son of Talmai (the farmer)". Bertel is an alternate spelling of Bartholomew (Aramaic).

Associated with: farmer.


Bertel has 2 variants: Bartel and Bartle.

8 more relations via Bartholomew: Bart, Barth, Bartho, Barthol, Bartin, Bartlet, Bartow and Bartt.

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

(female) Berber, Berbet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bertel Neil (B.N.), ..

How popular is Bertel?

Bertel is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#66073 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Bertel (not ranked) are Bart and Bartholomew. Other variants, like Bartel, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Bertel was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (average #732), but now, the version Bart has become less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Bertel is pronounced similarly to Bertell, Bertil, Bertle, Bertol, Bertoll and Birtle. Other recommended names are Aeriel, Barten, Bartley, Bergen, Berger, Berke, Berl, Berle, Bernal, Berne, Bernet, Bert, Berthold, Bertie, Bertin, Berto, Bertold (see Berthold), Bertolde (see Berthold), Bertolt, Berton, Bertrem, Berty, Bethel, Betuel, Burnel (see Burnell), Derrel, Ferrel, Hertzel, Herzel, Jerel, Jeriel, Jerrel, Martel, Merrel and Terrel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bertel.

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