Bartholomew (bahr-thahl-uh-myoo) is a masculine name that is used in the English and Biblical languages.

Meaning and HistoryEdit

Bartholomew is derived from the Greek name Bartholomaios, which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai".

In the New Testament, Bartholomew is the byname of an apostle also known as Nathaniel.

Due to the popularity of the saint, the name became common in England during the Middle Ages.

Related NamesEdit

Diminutives: Bart, Tolly