Boy name origins & meanings
- Danish : Glorious raven
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English and North German : variant of Bertram.
- William Bartram, a Quaker, had a large farm near Darby, PA, when his eldest son, John, the first American botanist, was born in 1699. John conducted botanical experiments at his own farm in Kingsessing, PA, near Philadelphia.