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Where did the French Bertin family come from? What is the French Bertin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bertin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bertin family history?The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Bertin. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin.They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. This surname is derived from the ancient Germanic given name Bertram, which is composed of the elements berht, which means bright, and hrabn, which means raven.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bertin, Bertine, Bertain, Bertaine, Bairtin, Bairtine, Bairtain, Bairtaine, Beretin, Beretine, Beretain, Beretaine, Bertind, Bertinde, Bertaind, Bertainde, Bertins, Bairtins, Beretins, Bertinds, de Bertin, du Bertin, Berton and many more.
First found in Lorraine, where the family has been traced from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bertin research. Another 249 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1734, 1735, 1766, 1771, 1772, 1799, 1801, 1804, 1815, 1818, 1820, 1827, 1841, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Bertin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 27 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bertin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bertin Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Bertin Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Bertin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bertin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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