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Bertram meaning and name origin
Bertram \b(e)-rt-ram, ber-tram\ as a boy's name is pronounced BER-trum. It is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Bertram is "bright, famous raven". From an Old French name of German (Frankish) origin. Ravens were traditional symbols of wisdom in German mythology; Odin was regularly accompanied by ravens called Hugin and Munin. This name was adopted by Normans and revived in the Victorian era. Rare since the 1930s. Architect Bertram Goodhue.
Bertram has 13 variant forms: Bart, Bartram, Beltran, Beltrano, Bert, Bertie, Berton, Bertran, Bertrand, Bertrando, Bertranno, Bertrem and Bertrum.
Baby names that sound like Bertram are Barthram and Bardric.
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Popularity of Bertram
Bertram is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1028 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#3960 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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