What does Bertie mean?
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; bright, famous raven; day-bright; bright promise; illustrious warrior; northern brightness; bright fame". Bertie is a 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), Herbert (Old German), Norbert (Old German) and Robert (Old German).
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 (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (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. (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)