Bertha Name Meaning and Origin

Bertha is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Bertha means “Brilliant”.


Bertha Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Germanic”



Bertha is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “BUR + tha”


Bertha Name Meaning:

Bertha originates in Germanic languages and means “brilliant, bright”. It has been used since the 6th century, today it sounds rather old-fashioned. Bertha was the name of several saints and was also popular within royalty.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Berta, Berte, Berthe, Bertille, Birdie, Birdy


Famous people with this name:

Saint Bertha of Val d’Or, abbess of Avenay;

Saint Bertha of Kent, Anglo-Saxon queen;

Bertha Felicitas Sophie Freifrau von Suttner, Austrian novelist; first woman Nobel Peace Prize winner;

Bertha of Savoy, Holy Roman Empress; wife of Henry IV;

Bertha of Holland, Queen consort of Philip I of the Franks;

Bertha of Sulzbach, Empress consort of Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Comnenus;

Bertha of Swabia, Queen consort of Rudolph II of Burgundy;

Bertha Wrenham Wilson, first woman Puisne Justice of the Canadian Supreme Court;

Bertha Benz, wife of German automaker Karl Benz; first person to drive a car long distance;

Bertha Krupp von Bohlen und Albach, German businesswoman;

Bertha Southey Brammall, Australian novelist;

Bertha Brainard, American TV executive;

Bertha “Chippie” Hill, American blues singer;

Bertha Kalich (born Beylke Kalakh), Ukrainian-American Yiddish actress;

Bertha Knight Landes, first woman mayor of a major U.S. city (Seattle);

Bertha Amy Lewis, English operatic contralto;

Bertha Mahony, American founder of The Horn Book review;

Bertha Matilde Honore Palmer, American businesswoman and socialite;

Bertha Pappenheim aka Anna O., Austrian feminist and Freud patient;

Bertha Lee Pate, American blues singer;

Bertha Runkle, American novelist;

Bertha Louise Townsend Toulmin, American tennis player




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