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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BUR-trəm(English)
BEHR-tram(German)
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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)

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
Poland: August 17

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Sources & References

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