Bartholomew Name Meaning & Origin

Bartholomew

Pronunciation: bahr-THAHL-ə-myoo (key)

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Bart, Bartley, Bartolomé, Bartolomeo, Barton, Batt

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Nicknames for Bartholomew

Bart, Bartley, Batt, Bat, Tolly, Thom, Ollie, Art, Artie, Barry, Hall, Beau, Botie, Barley

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Famous real-life people named Bartholomew

Saint Bartholomew (also known as Nathanael) one of the Twelve Apostles in the New Testament.
Bartholomew Roberts, a famous Welsh pirate. The character Dread Pirate Roberts in The Princess Bride is named in his honor.
Patriarch Bartholomew I, a Turkish Eastern Orthodox religious leader
Bartholomew Dias, Portuguese explorer, first European to sail round the Cape of Good Hope.
Bat Masterson, American frontier lawman.

Bartholomew in song, story & screen

Bartholomew Cubbins, the protagonist in two Dr. Seuss books (The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins and Bartholomew and the Oobleck)
Bart (Bartholomew J.) Simpson, a main character on the American animated television comedy The Simpsons
30 Seconds to Mars front man Jared Leto has directed several music videos under the alias Bartholomew Cubbins
Bartholomew "Barry" Allen - The Flash (DC Comics /CW television series character)
Bartholomew Scott "Bart" Winslow-Sheffield, A character in "Petals on the Wind", "If There Be Thorns", and "Seeds of Yesterday", books/movies by V.C Andrews
Bartholomew Hazzick, one of the snobby Hazzick brothers, son of Willoughby Hazzick, the richest man in town, in a comic blog on the internet called "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats" http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com

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