First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bertil

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Medieval equivalent of modern German Berthold, from Germanic berht "bright" + wald "rule". First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1396.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Bertil

Notable Persons Named Bertil

Bertil Fox

Bertil Fox is a bodybuilder. Bertil was born on January 5th, 1951 in Saint Kitts.

Bertil Ohlin

Bertil Ohlin was an office holder in the field of economics. Bertil was born on April 23rd, 1899 in Klippan, Scania. He left this life on August 3rd, 1979.

Bertil Eric Hult

Bertil Eric Hult is a board member. Bertil was born in 1941.

Bertil Andersson

Bertil was born in 1948 in Finspång.

Bertil Lintner

Bertil Lintner is a journalist and writer. Bertil was born in 1953 in Sweden.

Bertil Nordahl

Bertil Nordahl was a soccer player for the Degerfors IF, Atalanta B.C., and Sweden national football team. Bertil was born on July 26th, 1917 in Hörnefors. He passed away on December 1st, 1998.

  • Bertil Johansson
    Soccer Player
  • Bertil Malmberg
  • Bertil Boo
  • Bertil Albertsson
  • Bertil Uggla
  • Bertil Sandström
  • Bertil von Wachenfeldt
  • Bertil Antonsson
  • Bertil Haase
  • Bertil Carlsson
  • Bertil Nilsson
    Soccer Player
  • Bertil Ahlin
  • Bertil Göransson
  • Bertil Holmlund

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bertil

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bertil

Prince Bertil

Prince Bertil was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Halland. Prince was born as the child of Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and Princess Margaret of Connaught on February 28th, 1912 in Stockholm Palace. He passed away on January 5th, 1997.


Fun Facts about the name Bertil

  • How Popular is the name Bertil? Bertil is the 17,188th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bertil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 482 babies born with the first name Bertil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bertil to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bertil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Bertil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bertil is Sunday, November 14th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Bertil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bertil was in 1914 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Bertil Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bertil is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Bertil: The name spelled backwards is Litreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ltbire. How do you pronounce that?
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