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Bertelson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Bertelson family


The surname Bertelson was first found in Austria, where the name Bertele emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Bertelson family


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Bertelson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bertele, Bertel, Bertell, Bertelle, Berteles, Bertelles, Berttele, Berttel, Berttelle, Bertally, Bertalli, Bertali, Bartele, Baertele, Bartel, Baertel, Bartell, Baertell, Bartelle, Baertelle, Barteles, Baerteles, Bartelles, Baertelles, Barttele, Baerttele, Barttel, Baerttel, Barttelle, Baerttelle and many more.

Early Notables of the Bertelson family (pre 1700)


During this period prominent bearers of the name Bertelson were Antonio Barteli (1605-1669), Austrian composer/violinist. In 1662, he worked for Archduke Carl Joseph before moving, in 1624, to Vienna and the imperial court where he became Kapellmeister in...
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Migration of the Bertelson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Bertel who arrived in Louisiana in 1719; H. C. Bertels who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1804; John B. Bertels arrived in St. Clair County, Ill. in 1859.

Contemporary Notables of the name Bertelson (post 1700)


  • Richard L. Bertelson, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories

The Bertelson Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Praemium laboris
Motto Translation: Rewards through labour.


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