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Origin and popularity of the name BERTHELOT


Berthelot : French and Breton:: 1: from a French pet form of any of various personal names based on the ancient Germanic element berht ‘bright famous’ for example Bert(h)aud (see Berteau 1).2: possibly also from a French pet form of the personal name Barthélemy (see Bartholomew) or its variant Berthélemy. In France the surname Berthelot is most common in Brittany.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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