Barthélemy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Bartholomew:
From the Middle English Bartelmeus, a cognate of the Late Latin Bartholomaeus, which is from the Greek Bartholomaios (son of Talmai). Talmai is an Aramaic name meaning "hill, mound, furrows." The name is borne in the Bible by one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. Short: Bart.
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Pronounced Bar-TAY-lay-MEE. Occasionally written with "é" replacing the last "y" in Louisiana French.
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The French version of Bartholomew, from the Aramaic meaning "ploughman."
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Barthélemy was a youth who accompanied La Salle on expeditions
Barthélemy Boganda was a revolutionary politician who helped found the Central African Republic
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