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Bernard meaning, origin, history

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 782 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 1.69% from its previous ranking of 769 in 2014. Bernard was ranked 854 in 1993 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.27% from its previous ranking of 819 in 1988. Comes from the Germanic "bern and hard" Means: "Bear and strong, tough" If Day on 20 August.. Live good, logical mind and full of good sense,Bernardwant simplicity. Bernard are straight and rigorous, true to their principles. Active, dynamic, always available for othersBernardlike to take initiatives and responsibilities. Bernard trust easily, but are resentful with those unworthy.

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

Bernard is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1012 in 2014. Only 409 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 since 1900 and ranked 782 (0.003761% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 199563 people wear Bernard as their first name. Bernard is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1897 and ranked 782 (0.003761% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 199563 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. 0.055825% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Bernard
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
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190472326
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190770378
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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 Related Names: Irish: Barry, English: Barney, Bernadette, German: Benno, Bernarde, Bernardino (Derived from the English Place Name, Bear), Bernad, Bernadin, Bernadete, French: Bernardine, Other: Nard, Bernardo (Italian;Spanish;Portuguese), Bernarda (Slovene;Croatian;Spanish), Bernardetta (Italian) , Bernardette, Bernardin, Bernardina (Italian), Bernardita (Spanish), Bernardus (Latinised form of Bernhard), Bernarr (Derived from the English Place Name), Bernasia, Bernat (Catalan), Bernatt (Norwegian dialectal variant form of Bernhard), Bernave, Bernay, Bernaba (Aramaic), Bernabi (Aramaic), Bernaby (Aramaic;Aramaic)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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Other variants of Bernard :Beñat Bernat Bernhard Bernt Ben Bent Benno Bernd Bernát Bernardo Bernardino Dino  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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