Show ContentsBertsche History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Bertsche is a shortened form of the name Berthold.

Early Origins of the Bertsche family

The surname Bertsche was first found in Bavaria, where the name Bertsch came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as branches of the house acquired estates in new locations which, combined with their great contributions to society, succeeded in elevating their social status.

Early History of the Bertsche family

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Bertsche Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bertsch, Bertsche, Bertche, Bertsh, Bertshe, Bersch, Bersche, Bartsch, Baertsch, Bartsche, Baertsche, Bartche, Baertche, Bartsh, Baertsh, Bartshe, Baertshe, Barsch, Baersch, Barsche, Baersche and many more.

Early Notables of the Bertsche family (pre 1700)

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United States Bertsche migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bertsche Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mathius Bertsche, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1817

Contemporary Notables of the name Bertsche (post 1700) +

  • William I. Bertsche (1918-1998), American translator, fluent in English and German, he could sight-read Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, French, Finnish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Swedish on Facebook