Berthold Family History
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Berthold Name Meaning
German and Scandinavian: from the Germanic personal name Bertwald, composed of the elements berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ + wald ‘rule’. The second element has been altered by association with German hold ‘lovely’, ‘splendid’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bertholf, Bartholf, Reinhold, Gerhold, Berwald, Leuthold, Berto