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What does Bertolt mean?

Bertolt Pronunciation of Bertolt [bertolt] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Bertolt is "bright strength; renowned leader". Bertolt is a version of Berthold (Old German): uncommon in English-speaking countries.

Associated with: bright, strength, renowned (famous), leader.

Variations

9 alternative forms via Berthold: Bert, Bertell, Berthoud, Bertil, Bertol, Bertold, Bertolde, Bertoll and Berton.

Creative forms:
(male) Bartolt, Burtolt, ..

(female) Bertoia, Bertona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bertolt Arham (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bertolt?

Bertolt is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Bertolt is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Bertolt (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Berton, Bertil and Bert. Other forms, like Bertoll, are uncommon. These relations of Bertolt were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #944), but now, the version Bert has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert, Bertil, Berton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bardolf, Bartel, Barthol, Barthold, Bartle, Bartlet, Bartome, Barton, Bartow, Bartt (see Bart), Belmont, Belton, Benoit, Bently, Benton, Berillo, Berilo, Berl, Berle, Bernal, Bernald, Berndt, Bernet, Bernett, Bernhold, Bernold (see Bernal), Bernt, Bertel, Bertie, Bertin, Bertle, Berto, Bertram, Bertran, Bertrem, Bertrum, Berty, Birtle, Botolf, Burton, Burtt, Gerallt, Gerollt (see Gerald) and Gerolt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bertolt.

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