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  1. Bartholomewnoun

    An Apostle, identified with Nathanael.

  2. Bartholomewnoun

    of biblical origin.

  3. Etymology: From Βαρθολομαῖος, from בר and תלמי.


  1. bartholomew

    Bartholomew (Aramaic: ܒܪ ܬܘܠܡܝ; Ancient Greek: Βαρθολομαῖος, romanized: Bartholomaîos; Latin: Bartholomaeus; Armenian: Բարթողիմէոս; Coptic: ⲃⲁⲣⲑⲟⲗⲟⲙⲉⲟⲥ; Hebrew: בר-תולמי, romanized: bar-Tôlmay; Arabic: بَرثُولَماوُس, romanized: Barthulmāwus) was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Some identify Bartholomew as Nathanael or Nathaniel, who appears in the Gospel of John (1:45-51; cf. 21:2), although this is not supported by the Gospels, Acts, or any early, reliable Christian tradition.

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  1. Bartholomew

    An unfortunate saint who was skinned alive. Patron of gold mine investors and American tourists in Europe.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bartholomew is ranked #2374 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bartholomew surname appeared 15,339 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Bartholomew.

    84.8% or 13,007 total occurrences were White.
    9.2% or 1,425 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 383 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 319 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 107 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 98 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bartholomew in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bartholomew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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