Bertram

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *berhtaz (bright) +‎ *hrabnaz (raven).

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Bertram

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. A patronymic surname, from given names​.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1598 William Shakespeare: All's Well That Ends Well: Act I, Scene I :
    Be thou blest, Bertram; and succeed thy father / In manners, as in shape!
  • 1979 Catherine Aird, Some Die Eloquent, Doubleday (1980), →ISBN, page 77:
    "He doesn't use Bertram," Sloan informed him. "They told me at the bank." "Don't blame him." "He's always known as George." "Never Bertram," noted Leeyes. "People can be funny about Christian names."

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bertram

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Bertram.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛrtram/
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Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bertram

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, equivalent to English Bertram
  2. A patronymic surname, from given names​.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bërtram, bërhtram, from Old High German berhtram, from Latin pyrethrum and influenced by the male given name, from Ancient Greek πύρεθρον (púrethron).

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Noun[edit]

Bertram m (genitive Bertrams, no plural)

  1. pellitory of Spain (Anacyclus pyrethrum)
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: bertram
  • Polish: bertram
  • Russian: бертрам (bertram)