French from German
"magnificent crow"

Bertrand Origin and Meaning

The name Bertrand is a boy's name of German, French origin meaning "magnificent crow".

This name of famed philosopher, mathematician and Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell becomes slightly more plausible with the French pronunciation, bare-TRAHN. Another noted bearer is French director and screenwriter Bertrand Tavernier.

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Famous People Named Bertrand

  • Bertrand Arthur William Russell3rd Earl Russell, British philosopher and writer; winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • BertrandFrançois Mahé, comte de La Bourdonnais, French naval officer and administrator
  • Bertrand GachotFrench racing driver
  • Bertrand BlierFrench film director and screenwriter
  • Bertrand Barère (de Vieuzac)French politician and revolutionary figure
  • Bertrand AubanFrench Senator
  • Bertrand Isidore TraoréBurkinabé footballer
  • Bertrand BaguetteBelgian racing driver
  • Bertrand CantatFrench musician
  • Bertrand Edward Dawson1st Viscount Dawson of Penn, physician to the British Royal Family
  • Raymond Bertrand de Gotbirth name of Pope Clement V
  • Bertrand du GuesclinFrench Breton knight and commander during the Hundred Years' War
  • Bertrand PoncetFrench lead singer of band Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!

Bertrand in Pop Culture

  • Bertrand Baudelairecharacter in the Series of Unfortunate Events series.