The root of the ancient Dalriadan-Scottish name Bertling is the ancient and popular given name Bartholomew.
Bartholomew, a widespread personal name
in medieval England
at the time.
Early Origins of the Bertling family
The surname Bertling was first found in at Strathdon, in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, and were descended from Parlan and the son of Parlan whose name became Farlane and Bartley, at the time when it was undesirable to continue a name beginning with Mac.
Early History of the Bertling family
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Bertling Spelling Variations
Historical recordings of the name Bertling include many spelling variations
. They include They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. Bartley, Bartlie, Barteley, Bartely, Bartelie, Bartlie and many more.
Early Notables of the Bertling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bertling family to Ireland
Some of the Bertling family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 124 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bertling family to the New World and Oceana
Descendents of Dalriadan-Scottish families still populate many communities across North America. They are particularly common in Canada, since many went north as United Empire Loyalists at the time of the American War of Independence
. Much later, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the highland games and Clan
societies that now dot North America sprang up, allowing many Scots to recover their lost national heritage. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bertling, or a variant listed above:
Bertling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- M Bertling, who landed in America in 1845 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- Oscar C. Bertling, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1896
Bertling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Ernest Bertling, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
- Leif Bertling, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1919
- Leif Bertling, aged 31, who settled in America, in 1919
- Wilhelm Bertling, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924