Bartholomew is Hebrew in origin and is derived from the name Bartholomaios. In Aramaic, the name can be translated to mean "son of the earth" or "son of Tolmai." In the New Testament, Bartholomew was the nickname of Nathaniel, one of the 12 apostles.
Similar Names: Bart, Bartelby
Famous Bartholomew Names: Bartholomew Columbus (explorer and brother of Christopher Columbus), Saint Bartholomew (1st century saint)