The Adventures of Bertie Elfkins
2010-12-14 10:01:41 (UTC)

What's in a name......


Last night me and Merry went and made our names out of lego, they
looked really good. We also made a small xmas tree from lego. What
with me being short I fell head 1st into the big box of lego.
Luckily the boys rescued me.

BERTIE - also used as girl's name, is a variant of Albert (Old
German), Bert (Old English), Berton (Old English), Bertram (Old
French, Old German), Delbert (Old English), Gilbert (Old French),
Herbert (Old German), Norbert (Old German) and Robert (Old German),
and the meaning of Bertie is "noble, bright, famous; illustrious;
bright settlement; bright, famous raven; day-bright; bright promise;
illustrious warrior; northern brightness; bright fame".

MERRY - It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Merry
is "joyful, lighthearted". Also variant of Meredith and Mercy;
homonym of Mary. Merryn was the name of a seventh-century Irish

Bertie. x