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Bernard meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Bernard No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French Polish Croatian Slovene Czech Ancient Germanic Old High German
How to pronounce Bernard be-rna-rd What does my name mean?
Meanings: Brave as a Bear Bear Courageous Strong Bear-brave English, French, Dutch form of Bernhard (meaning: the Bärenstarke). Namesakes: George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer.

Bernard was ranked 752 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 2.84% from its previous ranking of 774 in 2015. Bernard was ranked 855 in 1993 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.89% from its previous ranking of 823 in 1988.

Full form of Bernard : Balanced Eager Rational Naive Able Realistic Daredevil

Bernard is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 977 in 2015. Only 470 people have Bernard as their first name. Bernard is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Bernard was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 1997 and ranked 752 (0.004148% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 199741 people wear Bernard as their first name. Comes from the German "bern and hard" Means: "bear and strong, hard" Fest on August 20th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Bernard showcases in the charts. 0.055260% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Bernard
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Popular boy name in
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Expression number of Bernard is 8.

Bernard has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Bernard are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Bernard does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Bernard Barnard, Baynard, Benard, Bennard, Bernard, Bonard, Brainard, Brenard, Burnard, Clenard, Clinard, Conard, Connard, Danard, Denard, Dennard, Donard, Dornard, Einard, GaynardFamous people named Bernard
Sigrid Andrea Bernardo in Ang huling cha-cha ni Anita as Director
Sarah Bernard in Taboo American Style 1: The Ruthless Beginning as Actress
Bernarda Oman in Glembajevi as Actress
Mia Bernardino in Pilot as Actress
Mary-Lynn Bernard in Random Passage as Actress
Emma Bernard in Notting Hill as Actress
Desirée Bernardy in Die Liebesschule der Josefine Mutzenbacher as Actress
Halee Bernard in Mosden as Producer
Gina Bernard Forbes in Love in the Time of Cholera as Actress
Hilda Bernard in Cama adentro as Actress
Bernard Herrmann, composer
Bernard Weiser, sound department,editor
Bernard Lutic, cinematographer,actor
Bernard Zitzermann, cinematographer,writer
Bernard Bats, sound department,editor
Bernard Abbou, actor
Bernard Abellada, casting director,producer
Bernard Adams, producer,actor
Bernard Addison, actor
Bernard Addison, actor
Names like Bernard Ber, Bera, Berad, Beran, Beranda, Berangari, Béranger, Bérangère, Berania, Berard, Berat, Berbère, Berchie, Berchman, Berchthild, Bercilak, Bercleah, Bercta, Bercthun, Berctual
Bernard Namesakes Posts having Bernard: Comments :Bernard is the name of male origin Germanic. It derives from the word meaning "strong bear". (old German: bero, bern - bear and hart - strong). Among the patrons - St. Bernard of Clairvaux. A form of collateral that name is the name of Berard ( lat. Berardus ), sometimes written as: Berald (us), Gerard (us). Famous people named Bernard are St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Bernard (Archbishop of Split), Bernard (Bishop of Plock), Bernard (Bishop of Poznań), Bernard (Bishop Symbalonu), Bernard IV, Bernard Niemodlin. - Nelson Tharpe
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