Meaning and Origin of: Bartlett

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Furrow

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew.
  • This is the name of a well-established New England family. Its members include Josiah Bartlett (1729–95), who was born in Amesbury, MA, and became governor of NH (1790–94). A Richard Bartlet(t) settled in Newbury, MA, in 1635.