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The name Bertie was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the personal name Bartholemew, which was popular during the Middle Ages.

Bertie Early Origins



The surname Bertie was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bertie Spelling Variations


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Bertie Spelling Variations



Bertie has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Birt, Bertie, Birte, Burt, Bert, Birtie, Byrth, Birth and many more.

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Bertie Early History


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Bertie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bertie research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1845, 1804, 1881, 1640, 1711, 1678, 1730, 1517, 1582, 1583, 1642, 1635, 1686, 1685, 1686, 1641, 1701, 1634, 1701, 1665, 1679, 1685, 1689, 1660, 1723, 1675 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Bertie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bertie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bertie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include William Radcliffe Birt (1804-1881), an English amateur astronomer; Captain Charles Bertie (c.1640-1711), British diplomat, the fifth son of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey, Secretary to the Treasury; Charles Bertie (c.1678-1730), British politician, the son of Charles Bertie and grandson of Montagu Bertie...

Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bertie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bertie In Ireland


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Bertie In Ireland



Some of the Bertie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Berties to arrive on North American shores:

Bertie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Bertie came to America in 1752
  • Elizabeth Bertie, who settled in New England in 1752

Bertie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James L. Bertie, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1903
  • John S Bertie, aged 41, who landed in America from Dundee, Scotland, in 1906
  • Atkinson Bertie, aged 21, who settled in America from England, in 1907
  • George Bertie, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Montrose, Scotland, in 1909
  • David Bertie, aged 24, who landed in America from Dundee, Scotland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertie (post 1700)



  • Sir Thomas Bertie (1758-1825), Royal Navy admiral, born in Durham
  • Andrew Willoughby Ninian Bertie (1929-2008), the 78th Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
  • Richard Henry Rupert Bertie (b. 1931), 14th earl of Lindsey, and 9th earl of Abingdon, English nobleman
  • General Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven PC, English, Lord Lieutenant of Lincolshire and English army general
  • Albemarle Bertie, 9th Earl of Lindsey, British nobleman and a general

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bertie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bertie 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 January 2014 at 11:04.

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