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What does Berto mean?

Berto Pronunciation of Berto [berto] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Berto is "illustrious". Berto is an alternate spelling of Bert (Old English): short variant of names like Albert.

Associated with: old english.


Berto has 3 variants: Bertie, Berty and Burty.

2 more alternative forms via Bert: Bertin and Burt.

Creative forms:
(male) Bento, Burto, ..

(female) Berbi, Berdy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berto Javion (B.J.), ..

How popular is Berto?

Berto is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#42912 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bert, Bertie and Burt are the popular alternative forms of Berto (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Berto were at the top of their popularity in the 1880s (median #326). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert, Bertie, Burt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Berto is pronounced similarly to Bartow. Other suggested similar names are Arto, Balto, Bardo, Bart, Barth, Bartho, Barton, Bartt (see Bart), Beaty, Belton, Benito, Benno, Bent, Benton, Berg, Bergh, Beric, Berilo, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berl, Berle, Bern, Bernd, Berne, Bernt, Berny, Berry, Bertel, Bertil, Bertle, Bertol (see Berthold), Bertold (see Berthold), Bertoll (see Berthold), Bertolt, Berton, Bruto, Burton, Burtt, Derito, Sesto and Uberto. These names tend to be more frequently used than Berto.

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