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The name Bertha is a female Germanic name. It comes from the Old High German word berhta, which means "the bright one". The name dates back to the 6th century. Bertha is not a popular name for girls, although it is being used for tropical storms on List 6 in the Atlantic naming list.

People named Bertha[change | change source]

  • Bertha of Holland (c. 1055–1093), queen of France
  • Bertha of Sulzbach (1110-1159), Byzantine empress
  • Bertha Brainard (1890-1946), pioneering television executive
  • [Bertha Knight Landes]] (1868-1943), first female mayor of a major American city (Seattle, Washington)
  • Bertha Runkle (1879-1958), American novelist and playwright
  • Bertha Sánchez (born 1978), Colombian long-distance runner
  • Bertha Wilson (1923-2007), first female Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

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