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Gender: Male Meaning of Bartlett: "son of the earth" Origin of Bartlett: Diminutive of Bartholomew, Hebrew, "son of the earth"

The name Bartlett is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "son of the earth". Bartlett and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Earth and discussed in our forums with posts like "totally, kinda or no way with middles".

From the experts:

This one may well be an undiscovered choice for many parents - it has a fabulous meaning, a sturdy surname-name appeal that is very on trend right now and several great namesakes including the Bartlett pear and the tome of quotations. Despite that third T, it could also be a favorite of The West Wing fans wanting to evoke fictional president Jed Bartlet.

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Famous People Named Bartlett

Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr, American football player
Bartlett Sher, American theater director
Bartlett Yancey, Jr., U.S. Congressman from North Carolina
Bartlett Mullins, English actor
(Edward) Bartlett Cormack, American playwright
Josiah Bartlett, signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence

Pop Culture References for the name Bartlett

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, reference book
Josiah Bartlet, president on TV's "The West Wing"
Dan Bartlett, character in movie "Hot Pursuit"
"Charlie Bartlett," 2007 movie
Bartlett, variety of pear

Bartlet, Bartlitt


The Ubiquitous Shadow Says:


A Bartlett reminds be oddly of what someone would call a baby Bart. Similar with adding 'ling' to the end of a word to make it a child.... Neat meaning though