GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: bahr-THAHL-ə-myoo (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From Βαρθολομαιος (Bartholomaios), which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of TALMAI". In the New Testament Bartholomew is the byname of an apostle also known as Nathaniel. Due to the popularity of this saint the name became common in England during the Middle Ages.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Bart, Tolly (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Bartholomaios (Biblical Greek), Bartholomeus (Biblical Latin), Bartomeu (Catalan), Bartol, Bartolomej (Croatian), Bartoloměj (Czech), Bartholomeus, Bart, Bartel, Mees, Mies (Dutch), Perttu (Finnish), Barthélémy (French), Bartolomeu (Galician), Bartholomäus (German), Bertalan, Bartal, Bertók (Hungarian), Bartolomeo (Italian), Bartłomiej, Bartek, Bartosz (Polish), Bartolomeu (Portuguese), Varfolomei, Varfolomey (Russian), Vartolomej (Serbian), Bartolomej (Slovak), Jernej, Nejc (Slovene), Bartolomé (Spanish)
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