Bernice name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Tamil, English, Greek, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Bernice b(e)-rni-ce
Meaning: Bringer of Victory and Bearer of Victory
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What does Bernice mean?

Pleasing and Perpetual Old Greek Bernice bestowed upon both genders, meaning of Bernice is "Bringing Victory or Bearer of Victory" is mainly used in Norwegian, Finnish, Tamil, Greek, Danish, Swedish and English.

Bernice is derived from Véronique. Véronique is French equivalent of Veronica. Véronique means Bringing Victory and Bearer of Victory came from Old Greek. Also Bernice is English equivalent of Veronica. The name is celebrated on February 4.

How do I pronounce Bernice?

Two syllabled Bernice is pronounced as b(e)-rni-ce. ber-nice is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Bernice

Pherenike, Berenike, Berenice, Veronica, Beronica, Vera, Baronica, Vara, Veralee

Names that rhyme with Bernice

How popular is the name Bernice?

Bernice was among the very popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 185215 babies have been given the first name. When at its peak in 1921, 6190 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 39th position.

After 232 years, the name has past its prime. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 15 times Bernice is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 23 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000.

Over 283 people have been named Bernice in England and Wales. Also, it is among the top 300 girl names in Ireland. Over 260 babies in Ireland have been named Bernice.

In France, it has been in use since 1991 and peaked in 1991 when it ranked 2595th.

Bernice is a rare baby name in Belgium however it is still in use.

But Bernice is a popular baby name in Ghana where every 1 in 400 have the name as well as in, DR Congo, Canada, Nigeria, South Africa and England. According to our research, over 270000 babies have been named Bernice globally.

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Bernice in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Bernice?

You want to be the boss in every situation. When it comes to life goals, you are cautious and always plan precisely your next steps. You are deeply related to the 5 senses. You prefer to enjoy solitude because it's when your creativity strikes in. Once a person spends time with you, they remember you forever because of the powerful impression you leave behind. Reorder your priorities and put work as last.

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  •  Melanie - Of Old Greek origin, Customary and Perpetual Melanie bestowed upon both genders, Melanie means "Black, Dark or Dark Skinned" is used mainly in Kannada and Marathi
  •  Elina - Of Old Greek origin, Well-Liked and Enduring Elina is majorly used in Sindhi and Tamil and is aimed at girls, Elina means "Torch, Moon or Moon Elope"
  •  Margaret - Prominent and Evergreen unisex name Margaret is used especially in English, Finnish and Swedish and originated from Old Greek, Margaret means "Pearl or Jewel"

Middle names for Bernice

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Sibling Names for Bernice

Choosing the perfect name for your newborn can be a daunting task, especially when considering names for siblings. If you have chosen the name Bernice for your baby girl, you'll want to find sibling names that complement her unique moniker. Here are some great choices to consider.

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Famous people named Bernice

  • Bernice Morgan, Canadian novelist and short-story writer
  • Bernice Adams, English stage and television actress
  • Bernice Fitz-Gibbon, American advertising executive and a pioneer
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon, founding member of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee's Freedom Singers
  • Bernice Rubens, Booker Prize-winning Welsh novelist
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop, 'alii' of the Royal Family of the Kingdom of Hawaii and a well known philanthropist
  • Bernice Thurman Hunter, Canadian children's author
  • Bernice King, American minister and the youngest child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr
  • Bernice Orwig, American water polo player
  • Bernice Liu, Canadian actress, singer
  • Bernice Manocherian, former President of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee
  • Bernice Hansen, American voice actress
  • Bernice Mathews, Democratic member of the Nevada Senate
  • Bernice Smith in The Colony as Actress
  • Bernice du Plessis in Orkney Snork Nie! (die movie): 'Dis Lekker By Die See' as Actress
  • Bernice Stegers in Four Weddings and a Funeral as Actress
  • Bernice Mosby Tyrone Bernice Mosby, is an American professional basketball player.
  • Bernice Boone is writer of movie Imitation of Life
  • Bernice Claire characterized the central character of Aniuta, The Flame in 1930 musical, romance flick The Song of the Flame.
  • Bernice Frank, from 1923 drama movie The World's Applause, who played the Maid to Corinne.
  • In 1921, Bernice Radom portrayed the role of Little Fanny Brandeis in drama film No Woman Knows.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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