Bart

May 21, 2015 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Shortened version of “Bartholomew“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Barth, Bartholomew, Bartie, Bartlett, Bartley, Bartol, Barty, Bertok, Mees, Mies, Tolly, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Bart Taylor, a young man of Jessica Hurstwood’s acquaintance, in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie (published in 1900; set 1889-1890s).

WRITERS:
Bart Kennedy (1861-1930), English journalist, memoirist, and novelist.
Bart Van Lierde (b. 1974), Flemish novelist, playwright, and songwriter.

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