What does Bertie mean?
Bertie /ber-tie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bertie) is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Bertie is "noble, bright; illustrious; bright settlement; bright, famous raven; day-bright; bright promise; illustrious warrior; northern brightness; bright fame". Bertie is an alternate form of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name. Bertie is also a form of Bert (Old English). Bertie is also used as a variant of Berton (Old English), Bertram (Old French, Old German), Delbert (Old English), Ethelbert (Old English), Gilbert (Old French, Old German), Herbert (Old German), Norbert (Old German) and Robert (Old German).
Bertie▼ has 19 more relations via Albert, Bert, Berton, Bertram, Delbert, Ethelbert, Gilbert, Herbert, Norbert, Robert: Abert, Albie, Allie▼, Bart▼, Bartram, Beltran, Bertin, Bertran, Bertrand▼, Bertrem, Bertrum, Bobbie▼, Burt▼, Burton▼, Butch▼, Herb, Herbie, Rabbie and Robbie▼.Kreatif forms: Berdi, Betie, Brautie. [more]
How popular is Bertie?
Bertie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Bertie for boys. Bertie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #595 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Bertie and associated names. Popular varying forms of Bertie are Robert (#61 a year ago), Albert (#436), Gilbert (#894), Delbert, Butch, Herbert, Robbie, Norbert, Burton, Herb, Burt, Bert, Bart, Allie, Berton, Bertrand, Bertram and Bobbie. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4878%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0847%, down 82.6%), with versions like Gilbert, Albert, Bertie, Allie and Berton becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)