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 1163 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 4.52% from its previous ranking of 1218 in 2015. Bernard was ranked 9559 in 1993 US female names list and elevated by 18.94% from its previous ranking of 11792 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 is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1900 and ranked 1163 (0.004148% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 199741 people wear Bernard as their first name. Bernard is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1897 and ranked 1163 (0.004148% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 199741 people have Bernard as their first name. Bernard is not a native United States and Bernard may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.055260% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Bernard
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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 Famous 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
Names like Bernard Bernard Namesakes Related Names: BerBeraBeradBeranBerandaBerangariBérangerBérangèreBeraniaBerardBeratBerbèreBerchieBerchmanBerchthildBercilakBercleahBerctaBercthunBerctualComments :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 Popularity of Bernard
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