The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Bertins. 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.
Early Origins of the Bertins family
The surname Bertins was first found in Lorraine
, where the family has been traced from ancient times.
Early History of the Bertins family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bertins research.Another 405 words (29 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 Bertins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bertins 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.
Early Notables of the Bertins family (pre 1700)
Notable in the family name was Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon (c.
1541-1615), a French soldier, called the man without fear and, by Henry IV; Claude Bertin... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bertins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bertins family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: François Bertin left Ile-de-France and settled in Quebec in 1741; Bernard Bertin left Languedoc
and settled in Québec in 1670; Jacques Berton left Saintonge and settled in Qué.