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34k
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since 1880

Bert

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Bright
  • #1223 All Time
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208k Bertha (German)
< 1k Berthe (French)
< 1k Barto (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Bert" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 348 0 348 #47 boy name
1881 312 0 312 #50 boy name
1882 341 0 341 #52 boy name
1883 278 5 273 #62 boy name
1884 285 5 280 #67 boy name
1885 276 0 276 #66 boy name
1886 228 0 228 #76 boy name
1887 246 9 237 #72 boy name
1888 289 7 282 #73 boy name
1889 231 0 231 #75 boy name
1890 180 0 180 #97 boy name
1891 187 6 181 #89 boy name
1892 205 5 200 #96 boy name
1893 184 0 184 #96 boy name
1894 197 10 187 #98 boy name
1895 156 7 149
1896 181 8 173
1897 151 8 143
1898 153 10 143
1899 127 0 127
1900 164 11 153
1901 139 11 128
1902 145 15 130
1903 145 13 132
1904 130 10 120
1905 142 8 134
1906 119 13 106
1907 118 7 111
1908 134 14 120
1909 127 8 119
1910 152 11 141
1911 189 12 177
1912 349 17 332
1913 354 14 340
1914 468 20 448
1915 554 22 532
1916 569 13 556
1917 550 17 533
1918 715 17 698
1919 590 20 570
1920 609 16 593
1921 669 8 661
1922 626 17 609
1923 588 15 573
1924 631 12 619
1925 551 14 537
1926 532 14 518
1927 585 13 572
1928 526 9 517
1929 576 10 566
1930 551 9 542
1931 482 20 462
1932 471 9 462
1933 414 7 407
1934 431 11 420
1935 470 0 470
1936 382 6 376
1937 394 8 386
1938 364 5 359
1939 371 0 371
1940 391 7 384
1941 364 11 353
1942 426 8 418
1943 416 0 416
1944 394 9 385
1945 327 0 327
1946 365 0 365
1947 405 7 398
1948 406 6 400
1949 361 0 361
1950 348 7 341
1951 383 6 377
1952 383 0 383
1953 358 0 358
1954 356 8 348
1955 408 5 403
1956 389 10 379
1957 345 5 340
1958 429 0 429
1959 395 7 388
1960 395 5 390
1961 321 0 321
1962 361 0 361
1963 326 0 326
1964 335 0 335
1965 262 0 262
1966 252 0 252
1967 245 0 245
1968 216 0 216
1969 214 0 214
1970 241 0 241
1971 208 0 208
1972 200 0 200
1973 159 0 159
1974 140 0 140
1975 162 0 162
1976 146 0 146
1977 151 0 151
1978 115 0 115
1979 114 0 114
1980 118 0 118
1981 98 0 98
1982 85 0 85
1983 84 0 84
1984 69 0 69
1985 61 0 61
1986 72 0 72
1987 65 0 65
1988 56 0 56
1989 44 0 44
1990 56 0 56
1991 54 0 54
1992 41 0 41
1993 24 0 24
1994 33 0 33
1995 29 0 29
1996 30 0 30
1997 16 0 16
1998 24 0 24
1999 14 0 14
2000 21 0 21
2001 23 0 23
2002 10 0 10
2003 17 0 17
2004 13 0 13
2005 13 0 13
2006 18 0 18
2007 14 0 14
2008 13 0 13
2009 7 0 7
2010 9 0 9
2011 10 0 10
2012 11 0 11
2013 9 0 9
2014 16 0 16

Want to know about the populiarty of Bert? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,120 babies born with the name Bert in the United States. That's more than enough Berts to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 348 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bert" was in 1918 with a total of 698 babies.

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bert" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 8 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 189 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Bert popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bert" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bert as well as things modernly associated with the name Bert such as celebrities named Bert.

German

Origin and Meaning of Bert

The name "Bert" is of German origin, and it means "Bright". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Burt Ward

Burt Ward is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Burt was born in 1945 as Bert John Gervis, Jr. in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1925 to 1967. Bert was born in 1895 as Irving Lahrheim in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Bert McCracken

Bert McCracken is a singer, songwriter, and musician specializing in alternative rock, emo, post-hardcore, and hard rock music. Bert was born in 1982 as Robert Edward McCracken in Provo, Utah.

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Bert Visscher

Bert was born in 1960.

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Bert Bakker

Bert was born in 1958.

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Bert Kuizenga

Bert was born in 1955.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for busy, your never idle life.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for relax, you know how!

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Your name in reverse order is "Treb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rbet". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bert born Feb 12, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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