- a feminine name
Origin of BerthaFr < Berthe, Bertha: after Charlemagne's mother, noted for modesty: the collar concealed décolletage[b-] a woman's wide collar, often made of lace and usually extending over the shoulders
Origin of BerthaGerman from Old High German Berahta, literally , bright one from beraht, bright, shining, akin to Old English beorht, bryht, bright
A wide deep collar, often of lace, that covers the shoulders of a dress.
Origin of berthaFrench berthe after Bertha (died 783), Carolingian queen as the wife of Pepin the Short
- A female given name.
Medieval diminutive of Germanic compound names with the element berht ("bright, famous").