Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BUR-trəm(English)

Meaning & History

Means "bright raven", derived from the Germanic element beraht "bright" combined with hramn "raven". The Normans introduced this name to England. Shakespeare used it in his play All's Well That Ends Well (1603).

Related Names

VariantsBertrand(English) Berahthraban, Berahthram(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesBertrand(French) Bertrando(Italian)
Surname DescendantBartram(English)
User SubmissionsBèrtram, Bertram


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Poland: August 17


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 291.

Entry updated February 4, 2020