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Definition: A medieval French form of the given name Bertram, the Bertrand surname means "bright raven," derived from the elements "beraht," meaning bright or intelligent and "hramn," meaning raven. Bertrando is the Italian version of the surname.

Surname Origin: English, French, Italian

Alternate Surname Spellings: BERTRAM, BERTRANDO

More Resources for the Surname BERTRAND :

French Genealogy
Research your French family tree with the help of these genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and French genealogy research guides.

BERTRAND Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of BERTRAND ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - BERTRAND Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the BERTRAND surname.

BERTRAND Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Bertrand surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - BERTRAND Genealogy & Family Resources
Find links to free and commercial resources for the Bertrand surname.

Cousin Connect - BERTRAND Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname BERTRAND, and sign up for free notification when new Bertrand queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - BERTRAND Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name BERTRAND.

MyCinnamonToast.com - BERTRAND Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the BERTRAND surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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