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208k
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since 1880

Bertha

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34k Bert (German)
< 1k Berthe (French)
< 1k Barto (Spanish)

How popular is the baby name Bertha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,320 1,320 0 #9 girl name
1881 1,329 1,324 5 #9 girl name
1882 1,516 1,508 8 #9 girl name
1883 1,687 1,681 6 #7 girl name
1884 1,797 1,789 8 #9 girl name
1885 1,873 1,860 13 #8 girl name
1886 2,013 2,001 12 #8 girl name
1887 2,048 2,037 11 #7 girl name
1888 2,463 2,450 13 #7 girl name
1889 2,305 2,293 12 #11 girl name
1890 2,394 2,388 6 #10 girl name
1891 2,380 2,372 8 #10 girl name
1892 2,629 2,617 12 #11 girl name
1893 2,633 2,623 10 #10 girl name
1894 2,510 2,496 14 #14 girl name
1895 2,639 2,626 13 #11 girl name
1896 2,577 2,565 12 #15 girl name
1897 2,511 2,502 9 #13 girl name
1898 2,652 2,642 10 #17 girl name
1899 2,299 2,294 5 #16 girl name
1900 3,041 3,019 22 #16 girl name
1901 2,263 2,257 6 #19 girl name
1902 2,383 2,372 11 #22 girl name
1903 2,319 2,309 10 #22 girl name
1904 2,379 2,363 16 #20 girl name
1905 2,444 2,434 10 #21 girl name
1906 2,312 2,302 10 #25 girl name
1907 2,378 2,363 15 #26 girl name
1908 2,391 2,384 7 #29 girl name
1909 2,453 2,444 9 #29 girl name
1910 2,664 2,651 13 #33 girl name
1911 2,611 2,606 5 #36 girl name
1912 3,306 3,288 18 #36 girl name
1913 3,359 3,345 14 #39 girl name
1914 3,868 3,859 9 #41 girl name
1915 4,797 4,785 12 #46 girl name
1916 4,915 4,900 15 #49 girl name
1917 4,900 4,880 20 #51 girl name
1918 5,066 5,052 14 #51 girl name
1919 4,764 4,754 10 #52 girl name
1920 4,626 4,604 22 #57 girl name
1921 4,624 4,608 16 #59 girl name
1922 4,436 4,419 17 #63 girl name
1923 4,137 4,122 15 #64 girl name
1924 4,145 4,122 23 #65 girl name
1925 3,784 3,770 14 #74 girl name
1926 3,606 3,584 22 #76 girl name
1927 3,404 3,380 24 #80 girl name
1928 3,179 3,161 18 #81 girl name
1929 2,813 2,801 12 #93 girl name
1930 2,624 2,603 21 #95 girl name
1931 2,380 2,364 16
1932 2,500 2,475 25
1933 2,172 2,160 12
1934 2,096 2,080 16
1935 2,088 2,071 17
1936 1,929 1,915 14
1937 1,963 1,950 13
1938 1,833 1,817 16
1939 1,813 1,794 19
1940 1,741 1,730 11
1941 1,738 1,723 15
1942 1,767 1,756 11
1943 1,803 1,790 13
1944 1,636 1,628 8
1945 1,431 1,426 5
1946 1,538 1,532 6
1947 1,609 1,603 6
1948 1,515 1,515 0
1949 1,530 1,521 9
1950 1,403 1,397 6
1951 1,329 1,329 0
1952 1,254 1,249 5
1953 1,183 1,174 9
1954 1,158 1,158 0
1955 1,163 1,153 10
1956 955 949 6
1957 1,017 1,017 0
1958 956 951 5
1959 874 874 0
1960 852 852 0
1961 748 738 10
1962 729 729 0
1963 575 575 0
1964 640 640 0
1965 560 554 6
1966 533 528 5
1967 432 432 0
1968 395 395 0
1969 397 397 0
1970 366 366 0
1971 351 351 0
1972 286 286 0
1973 316 316 0
1974 275 275 0
1975 263 263 0
1976 216 216 0
1977 232 232 0
1978 199 199 0
1979 209 209 0
1980 203 203 0
1981 209 209 0
1982 186 186 0
1983 166 166 0
1984 146 146 0
1985 162 162 0
1986 149 144 5
1987 155 155 0
1988 146 146 0
1989 167 167 0
1990 178 178 0
1991 156 156 0
1992 171 171 0
1993 161 161 0
1994 124 124 0
1995 142 142 0
1996 129 129 0
1997 123 123 0
1998 107 107 0
1999 103 103 0
2000 92 92 0
2001 98 98 0
2002 80 80 0
2003 55 55 0
2004 68 68 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 72 72 0
2007 63 63 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 46 46 0
2010 40 40 0
2011 46 46 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 34 34 0
2015 30 30 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Bertha baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208,478 babies born with the name Bertha in the United States. That's more than enough Berthas to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,320 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bertha" was in 1918 with a total of 5,052 babies. (That's a lot of baby Berthas)

According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bertha" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1912. Across the entire United States a total of 3,306 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Bertha

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

Patricia Manterola

Patricia Manterola is a singer, fashion designer, and actress specializing in latin pop and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Patricia was born in 1972 as Bertha Patricia Manterola Carrion in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Lulu Roman

Lulu Roman is a christian recording artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1969 to present. Lulu was born in 1947 as Bertha Louise Hable in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Patty Manterola

Patty Manterola is a singer, fashion designer, and actress specializing in latin pop and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Patty was born in 1972 as Bertha Patricia Manterola Carrion in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Bertha

Bertha Butt
Bertha Foundation
Bertha Hagler
Bertha Jorkins
Bertha Koomson
Bertha Seattle
Bertha Watches
Bertha Chords
Bertha Coombs
Bertha Faye
Bertha Franklin

Alternative Meanings

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

T is for treat, that you always are.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Ahtreb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rethab". 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 Bertha born Feb 8, 1963

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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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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