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Early Origins of the Bertold family

The surname Bertold was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire département, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

Bertha, Bercta or Adilberga (d. before 616) was the daughter of Haribert, King of the Franks, reigning in Paris and his wife Ingoberg. "The dates of her birth and her marriage are not known. married Æthelberht, king of Kent. Bertha's parents are said to have consented to her marriage on the condition that she and the bishop who should come over with her should be allowed the free exercise of the rites of Christianity. " [1]

Early History of the Bertold family

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Bertold Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Berthelot, Berthelo, Bertheloe, Berthelos, Berthelod, Bertelot, Bertelo, Berteloe, Bertelos, Bertelod, Berthelaut, Berthelau, Berthelaud, Bertelaud, Bertelau, Bertelaut, Berlot, Berlo, Bertlot, Bertlo, Berlod, Bertlod, Berthold, Bertholt, Bertold, Bertolt, Berthod, Berthaud, Berthot, Berthau, Berthaut, Berthault, Berthauld, Berthol and many more.

Early Notables of the Bertold family

Notable amongst the family name at this time was Martin Berteau (1691-1771), a French cellist, cello teacher, and composer; and Jeanne Agnès Berthelot de Pléneuf, Marquise de Prie (1698-1727), French noblewoman during the reign of Louis XV. Charles Bertheau (1660-1732) was a French pastor in London, born at Montpelier, and educated partly in France...
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United States Bertold migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bertold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bernh Bertold, who arrived in Missouri in 1836 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bertold (post 1700) +

  • Bertold Wiesner (1901-1972), Austrian Jewish physiologist involved in early developments of urine test for pregnancy and techniques for artificial insemination
  • Bertold Reissig (b. 1877), German stage and film actor, active from 1918 to 1939
  • Bertold Hummel (1925-2002), German composer of modern classical music
  • Bertold Hummell (1925-2002), German composer of modern classical music
  • Bertold Löffler (1874-1960), Austrian painter, printmaker, designer and ceramicist

  1. Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  2. 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) on Facebook