Meaning and Name Origin
Bertie \b(e)-rtie, ber-tie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' 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 form 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. Bertie is also a form 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▼ has 19 more related variations 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▼.
Bertie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#58486 out of 88799, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Bertie for boys. Bertie reached its apex rank of #595 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bertie and associated names. Popular varying forms of Bertie ranked in the Top 1000 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 the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less since, with versions like Gilbert, Albert, Butch, Burton and Delbert becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)