"bright raven"

Bertram Origin and Meaning

The name Bertram is a boy's name of German origin meaning "bright raven".

Old Norman name last current in the 1930s, and firmly in our 'so far out it will always be out' category – despite its appearance as a Hogwarts student in Harry Potter. This is the full first name of P.G. Wodehouse's inimitable Bertie Wooster.

# 987 in the US

Bertram Rank in US Top 1000

Bertram Popularity

Famous People Named Bertram

  • Bertram GoodhueAmerican architect
  • Bertram StevensAustralian politician, former premier of New South Wales
  • Bertram MackennalAustralian sculptor
  • Bertram RamsayBritish admiral in WWII
  • Bertram BrockhouseCanadian physicist and Nobel Prize winner

Bertram in Pop Culture

  • Bertram "Bertie" Woostercharacter in P.G. Wodehouse novels
  • Bertram Aubreycharacter in the Harry Potter series
  • Bertram Winklecharacter on TV's "Jessie"
  • Bertram Baudelairefather of the children in A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Bertram Pincusmain character from movie "Ghost Town"
  • Bertram Babington Bloorcharacter in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series
  • Bertram Bedlingtoncharacter in The Sims video game series
  • Bertram Grover Weekscharacter in the movie "The Sandlot"
  • Edmund Bertramcharacter in Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park"
  • "At Bertram's Hotel" novel by Agatha Christie
  • Bertram Griffincharacter on the TV series "Family Guy" and half brother of Stewie, Bertram shares many qualities of Stewie, these appear to include intelligence, strategy and rampant megalomania. Bertram also has an American football/rugby ball,shaped head like Stewie. Bertram is voiced by Wallace Shawn.