Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Furrow
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick.
- German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň) : from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (see Bartholomew).