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What does Berty mean?

Berty Pronunciation of Berty [berty] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Berty) is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Berty is "noble, bright; illustrious; Ing's brightness; northern brightness". Berty is a variant form of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name. Berty is also a form of Bert (Old English). Berty is also used as a variant of Engelbert (Old German) and Norbert (Old German).

Associated with: old english, noble, bright.


Berty has 3 variants: Bertie, Berto and Burty.

3 more relations via Albert, Bert, Engelbert, Norbert: Abert, Bertin and Burt.

Creative forms:
(male) Berdy, Braty, ..

(female) Berda, Berde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berty Morrison (B.M.), ..

How popular is Berty?

Berty is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Albert (#440 from current records), Bert, Bertie, Burt and Norbert are the prominent alternative forms of Berty (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Bertin, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Berty was at its peak during the years 1890-1899 (median #371) and has become significantly less since (#1688, 97.4% less usage), with forms such as Bert becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Albert outside U.S.

Similar Names

Berty is alike in pronunciation to Bartow. Other recommended names are Arty, Barny, Barry, Bart, Barth, Bartt (see Bart), Beatty, Beaty, Benjy, Benny, Bent, Bently, Berg, Bergh, Beric, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berl, Berle, Berlyn, Bern, Bernd, Berne, Bernt, Berny, Berry, Bertel, Bertil, Bertle, Bertol (see Berthold), Berton, Berwyn, Birky, Birly, Birny (see Birney), Bray, Burtt, Corty, Marty and Morty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Berty.

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