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What does Bertran mean?

Bertran Pronunciation of Bertran [bertran] as a boys' name is of Spanish derivation, and the name Bertran means "bright, famous raven". Bertran is a version of Beltran (Spanish). Bertran is also a variant of Bertram (Old French, Old German).

Associated with: bright, famous, raven.


10 relations via Beltran, Bertram: Bartram, Beltrano, Bert, Bertie, Berton, Bertrand, Bertrando, Bertranno, Bertrem and Bertrum.

Creative forms:
(male) Bartran, Betran, ..

(female) Bernan, Berryl, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bertran Nash (B.N.), ..

How popular is Bertran?

Bertran is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#42363 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Bertrand, Bertram, Berton, Bertie and Bert are the prominent variation forms of Bertran (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Bertranno, are uncommon. These relations of Bertran were at the height of their popularity a century ago (median #541). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert, Bertie, Berton, Bertram, Bertrand in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arran, Barra, Barrak, Barrat, Barren, Barron, Bartalan, Barten, Barthram (see Bartram), Bartin, Bastian, Beagan, Beaudan, Beavan, Beegan, Beeman, Belton, Benton, Bergen, Bergeron, Bergin, Berlin, Berlyn, Bern, Bernal, Berry, Bertel, Bertil, Bertin, Bertle, Berto, Bertol (see Berthold), Bertold (see Berthold), Bertolt, Berty, Berwin, Berwyn, Berwynn (see Berwyn), Bevvan, Beyren, Beyron, Bradan, Bran, Brenan, Brentan, Brian, Brittan, Brogan, Burton, Byran, Curran, Darran, Deloran, Derrian, Destan, Dorran, Farran, Fernan, Ferran, Gentian, German, Hartman, Herman, Jarran, Jentian, Jerman, Keiran, Kentan (see Kenton), Kernan, Orran, Tarran, Teran, Terran, Teytan and Torran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bertran.

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