The meaning of the name “Bartholemew” is: “Hill, Furrow, son of Talmai”.
Additional information: The boy name Bartholomew is the Greek form of an old Aramaic name (Bar Talmai), belonging to one of the 12 Apostles, mentioned in various gospels of the New Testament of the Bible. Apostle Bartholomew was killed by the King of Armenia for preaching the gospel to King's brother. He is the patron Saint of Armenia, of plasterers, tanners and cheese-makers, celebrating on August 24th.
The name Bartholomew is also used as a surname.
It is also found as the name of a famous Welsh pirate, Bartholomew Roberts, better known as "Black Bart", one of the most successful pirates of the Golden Age of Piracy. He is believed to have captured far more ships than other well known pirates of his era.
The name is also found in Shakespeare's play " The Taming of the Shrew ".
Pronunciation: (bar THOL o myu) Form of: Itself (Bartholomew)
Considering Bartholemew as a Baby Name?
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The name Bartholemew is of Greek origin, and is used mostly in English speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.
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Bartholemew Name Meaning
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Popularity of the Name Bartholemew
This name is not popular in the US, according to Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. This doesn't mean that the name Bartholemew is not popular in other countries all over the world. The name might be popular in other countries, in different languages, or even in a different alphabet, as we use the characters from the Latin alphabet to display the data. A derivative of the name might also be popular in US. Try searching for a variation of the name Bartholemew to find popularity data and rankings.
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