Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bartholomew m. Aramaic בר + תלמי 'son of Talmay'.

The patronymic of Nathaniel, one of the Biblical disciples, by which he was more commonly known, as well as of an early English saint. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Bartholomeu, Bartholomew.

Brabant
Latin
1312 Bartholomeus (nom) JeanIII p. 25, Bertholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 21
1312 Meeus (gen) JeanIII p. 34
Czech Republic
Latin
1355 Bartholomeo (dat) chlumecky 90
1353 Bart (nom) chlumecky 112
England
Latin
1161x1184 Bartholomeo (dat) MDE p. 226, no. 1; 1185x1186 Bartholomei (gen) PR-XXXVI p. 192; 1222 Batholomeo (abl) StPaulDom p. 56; 1300 Bartholomei (gen) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 239, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 243; 1340xc1450 Bartholomeus (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 6; 1381 Bartholomaus (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 108, Bartholomeus (nom) FenPT-2 p. 10, Bartolameus (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 112, Bartolomao (abl) ibid. p. 100, Bartolomaus (nom) ibid. p. 79, Bertholomao (abl) ibid. p. 91, Bertholomaus (nom) ibid. p. 88; 1387 Bartholomeo (abl) EEW p. 2; 1575 Bartholomeus (nom) Chst-1 p. 12
Dutch
1572 Bartolomeus AuFr Artis; 1575 Bartholomeus ibid. Backer; 1584 Bartholomeus ibid. Bartholomeus; 1587 Bartholomeus ibid. Bossu; 1588 Bartholomeus ibid. Bossu; 1598 Bartholomeus ibid. Crombrugghe
Middle English
1387 Bartilmewe EEW p. 2
1454 Bartlet EEW p. 133
Early Modern English
1530 Bartholomew LIWill-III p. 5; 1541 Bartholomew BarnstapleBap p. 2; 1542/3 Barthillmewe SIAcc 3; 1552 Bartholomew BarnstapleBap p. 7; 1557 Bartlemewe PRThirsk p. 3; 1558 Bartholmewe BEmar-vol1 p. 6, Bartholomewe ibid. p. 6; 1559 Bartholmewe ibid. p. 6; 1560 Bertlemew BarnstapleBap p. 11; 1561 Bartholmew StAnthonlin p. 14, Bartolomew BarnstapleBap p. 11; 1563 Barthilmew StMaryA p. 3, Bartholmew OrpingtonKe p. 1, StAnthonlin p. 17; 1564/5 Bartholmewe BEmar-vol1 p. 8; 1566 Bartholomew bruton-vol1 p. 35; 1567 Bartholomew ibid. p. 112; 1570 Bartholmew OrpingtonKe p. 3; 1575 Barthelmew BEmar-vol2 p. 129; 1579 Bartholmew StAnthonlin p. 27; 1581 Bartholomew DEmar-vol2 p. 6; 1586 Bartholomew BUmar-vol2 p. 64; 1587 Bartholomew BUmar-vol1 p. 17, DEmar-vol2 p. 13; 1589 Bartholomew ibid. p. 17; 1590 Bartholomew COmar-vol2 p. 72; 1591 Bartholomewe BEmar-vol1 p. 15; 1592 Bartholomew DEmar-vol2 p. 25; 1593 Bartholomewe BEmar-vol1 p. 15; 1594 Bartholomew bruton-vol1 p. 10, Barthyllemew BUmar-vol1 p. 27; 1595 Bartholomew DEmar-vol2 p. 32, bruton-vol1 p. 54, Barthylmew BUmar-vol1 p. 27; 1597 Bartholemew bruton-vol1 p. 11, Bartholomew ibid. p. 55; 1598 Bartholomew ibid. p. 57; 1599 Bartholmew OrpingtonKe p. 9
1547 bartell WillsInv XCIII
Estonia
Middle Low German
1550 Bartolmeus (nom) Kalakaupmees p. 258
1524x1532 Barth (nom) Saareste1923b p. 137, Bartoll (nom) ibid. p. 138
Early Modern Swedish
1576 Berttell (nom) Hiiumaa p. 130; 1583 Berth (nom) ibid. p. 130; 1587 Bertel (nom) ibid. p. 172, Berttel (nom) ibid. p. 130
France
Latin
c823 Bartolomeus (nom) irminon-vol2 55; a1089x1101 Bartholomeus (nom) CartStPC XXXIX; 1090x1101 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. XLIII; 1101x1129 Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. XXXIII; 1133 Bartholomei (gen) CartNDdOurscamp XXX; 1138x1162 Bartholomeo (abl) clairvaux-12thc 59; 1145 Bartholomei (gen) CartNDdOurscamp CXXXIII; 1147 Bartholomei (gen) clairvaux-12thc 14, Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. 14, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 14; 1147x1153 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 26; 1147x1162 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. 45, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 55; 1158 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 33; 1158x1170 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 138; 1159 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 37; 1160 Bartholomei (gen) CartNDdOurscamp CXIV; 1162 Bartholomeus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 39; 1162x1165 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 127; a1163 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 96; 1163 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 106; 1164 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 120; 1169 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 136; 1171 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 142; 1178 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 168; 1179 Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. 172, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 176; c1180 Bartholomei (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXVIII; 1196 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. CXXXIX; 1200 Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. LXXVII; 1214 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. CXLI; 1217 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. XXXI; 1224 Bartholome (abl) CartAub; 1258 Bartholomei (gen) ArrestReg-volI XXIV, Candlemas, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. XXXVIII, pluribus; 1259 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. XII, St. Martin; 1260 Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. III, Ascension, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. III, Ascension; 1273 Bartholomeus (nom) RegToul-13thC p. 43; 1274 Bartholomeum (acc) ibid. p. 45, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 54; 1300 Bertholemeus (nom) St-Bernard-Romans 382, Bertholomei (gen) ibid. 382; 1301 Bartholomei (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 248, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 202, Bertholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 228; 1378 Bartholomei (gen) hanquetvol1 1155, Bartholomeo (dat) ibid. 130, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 1724, Bertholomeo (dat) ibid. 2404; 1558 Bartholomei (gen) FlorLyon p. 34
Old French
1301 Berthelemieu (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 263, Bertremieu (obl) ibid. p. 335 [p. 235], Bertremiex (nom) ibid. p. 233; 1313 Berthelemi Paris1313 p. 53
Middle French
1388 Bertremieu thierry; 1418 Berthelemi HGParis p. 385; 1421 Berthelemy favier 46; 1438 Berthelemi ibid. 263, Berthelmi ibid.; 1588 Bertholome raymond1588 p. 570
1392 Berthelot MemBret-II col. 601; 1418 Berthelot HGParis p. 380; 1421 Berthelot favier 1253; 1423 Berthelot ibid. 78; 1438 Berthelot ibid. 123
Germany
Latin
1197 Bartholomeus (nom) hennes-vol1 2; 1401 Bartholomeo (dat) HD1401 no. 154; 1425 Bartholomei (gen) mairhofer DCCXXI, Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. DCCXXI, Bartholomeum (acc) ibid. DCCXXI, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. DCCXXI
Middle High German
1293 Bartholomeus (nom) UrkHeil1 53
Early New High German
1402 Bartolome (nom) mairhofer DCLXX; 1406 Bartholomen (dat) ibid. DCLXXX; 1417 Bartholome (gen) ibid. DCCV; 1418 Bartholome (nom) ibid. DCCVII, Bartholomes (gen) ibid. DCCVII; 1420 Bartholome (nom) ibid. DCCXV; 1497 Bartelmes Nurn1497 253, Bartlmes ibid. 2231
Hungary
Latin
1351 Bartholomeo (abl) CDH-IX-II I
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Bartholomeus (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 10
Early Modern English
1533 Bartholomew Fiants-1 34; 1536 Bartholomew ibid. 53
Italy
Latin
1169 Bartholomeus (nom) SDE3 II; 1224 Bartholomeus (nom) hennes-vol1 65; 1265x1339 Bertolamei (gen) BBC-Berg 84; 1275 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLII; 1282 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLIII; 1285 Bartholomei (gen) Perugia1285 p. 154, Bertolameus (nom) BBC-Berg p. XLIII; 1289 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1293 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1296 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLV; 1297 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLV; 1301 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLV; 1307 Bertolameus (nom) ibid. p. XLVI; 1326 Bartolomeus (nom) Friuli-14thC no. 436; 1348 Bartholomei (gen) INP 13; 1376 Bartholomei (gen) DouGen1 p. 219, Bartholomeo (abl) ibid. p. 19, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 217, Batholomei (gen) ibid. p. 232; 1464 Bartholomei (gen) CUP-III-I CCXXXI, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. CCXXXI, Bertholomeus (nom) ibid. CCXXXI; 1522x1532 Bartholomeus (nom) DSF p. 52, 28, Berteraymo (nom) ibid. p. 54, 69; 1527 Bartholomei (gen) Rome1527 p. 83, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 83
1285 Bartholi (gen) Perugia1285 p. 153, Bartutii (gen) ibid. p. 154; 1327 Bartolo (dat) Friuli-14thC no. 448; 1348 Bartholus (nom) INP 16, Bartholutius (nom) ibid. 38, Mei (gen) ibid. 24, Meo (dat) ibid. 28, Meus (nom) ibid. 25; 1376 Bartolino (abl) DouGen1 p. 101, Bartoni (gen) ibid. p. 215, Tolomeo (abl) ibid. p. 103; 1401 Bartolus (nom) SDHK no. 15739; 1527 Bartoli (gen) Rome1527 p. 84
Latvia
Middle Low German
1453 Bertolomeus (gen) Arbusow p. 97; 1464 Bertholomeus ibid. p. 100; 1465 Bartolomeus ibid. p. 89; 1508 Bartholomeus Mettig1892 p. 11; 1523 Bertolmeus Arbusow p. 98, Bertolomeus ibid. p. 99; 1532 Bartolmes ibid. p. 97; 1545 Bartolomeus ibid. p. 99; 1549 Bertolomeus ibid. p. 99; 1558 Bartolomeus Arbuzov1920 p. 45; 1565x1577 Bartelmes Arbusow p. 97; 1573 Bartelmeß Arbuzov1920 p. 47; 1582x1594 Bartelmes ibid. p. 47
1458 Bertel Arbusow p. 86; 1572 Bartmes Arbuzov1920 p. 46
Lithuania
Polish
1551x1555 Barthlomiei (nom) Kaunas2006 p. 85
Malta
Latin
1499 Bartholomeus (nom) Attard1499 p. 115
The Netherlands
Dutch
1590 Bartholomeus MagMiddelburg-1560; 1591 Bartholomeus ibid.; 1593 Bartholomeus ibid.
Portugal
Latin
1217 Bertholameus (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 21; 1269 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. no. 11
Scotland
Latin
1376 Bartolomeo (dat) morton-vol1 16
Spain
Latin
1487 Bartholomei (gen) carbonell-I p. 11, Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. p. 13; 1488 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. p. 24; 1489 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. p. 32; 1490 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. p. 43; 1491 Bartholomei (gen) ibid. p. 59
Catalan
1510 Berthomeu valencia1510 3327
Spanish
1495 Bertholomeu montalvo; 1575 Bartolome Catalogo-5.2 3788; 1576 Bartolome ibid. 3895
Switzerland
Latin
1137 Bartholomeus (nom) CartHaut 2; 1163 Bartholomeus (nom) ibid. 14
Cite as: G. Grim, R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Bartholomew". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Bartholomew.