Name Bear Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Bear


Bear is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Bear?

Bear is a rare English name of Germanic origin.

What does the name Bear mean?

Bear means “the brown one” and refers to the animal “bear”. The word itself derived from Germanic “beran” and developed from Frisian “bāraus”, Old High German “bero” and Old English “bera” to Middle English “beare/beore”.

Pronunciation of Bear

Popularity of the name Bear

The name Bear is ranked #8886 overall.

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