Bartos Family History
Bartos Name Meaning
Czech and Croatian (Bartoš); Slovak (mainly Bartoš); Polish (also Bartoś); Hungarian: from a pet form of local equivalents of the Latin personal name Bartholomaeus (Czech Bartoloměj Slovak and Croatian Bartolomej Polish Bartłomiej Hungarian Bartalan an archaic variant of Bertalan); see Bartholomew . The surname Bartoš is also found in Serbia (Vojvodina) where it is of Hungarian Czech and/or Slovak origin. In Croatia it is largely of Czech origin. The surname Bartos is also found in Germany. The homonymous Sorbian cognate Bartoš is found in a Germanized form only (see Bartosch ). American shortened (and altered) form of Polish Bartosiewicz and Bartoszewski and probably also of some other surnames ultimately derived from the Latin personal name Bartholomaeus (see 1 and Bartosz ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press