Meaning and name origin
Bertie \b(e)-rtie, ber-tie\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bertie), is of Old English, Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Bertie is "noble, bright; illustrious; bright settlement; day-bright". Bertie is a variant of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name, Albert, of German (Frankish) origin, brought to England by the Normans, replacing the Old English form Ăpelbeorht. Also a variant of Bert (Old English): short form of names like Albert, Bertram, Egbert, Gilbert, Herbert, Hubert, Lambert, Norbert, Robert and Wilbert. Bertie is also used as a variant of Berton (Old English), Delbert (Old English), Ethelbert (Old English)
Bertie is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#58486 out of 88799, Top 66%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bertie for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bertie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Robert (#61), Albert (#436), Gilbert (#894), Herbert, Norbert, Bertram, Bert, Berton, Bertie and Delbert. (2014 statistics).