Name Bernard

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Bernard

Bernard is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Bernard

Bernard is an English, French and Dutch name and is of Old High German origin. The name Bernard was brought to England by
the Normans, where it replaced the Old English cognate Beornheard.

Meaning of Bernard

Bernard means “brave like a bear” or “strong bear” (from ancient Germanic “bero” = bear + “harti” = hardy/brave).

Pronunciation of Bernard

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Name Statistic: Bernard is ranked #10596 overall ↓↓ -604

  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1238 ↓↓ -113
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4635 ↑↑ 594
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5179 ↓↓ -158
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5829 ↓↓ -331
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 6346 ↓↓ -548
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6362 ↓↓ -502
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 7076 ↑↑ 494
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 8401 ↓↓ -1603
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 8525 ↓↓ -607
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8803 ↓↓ -3199
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 9281 ↑↑ 1916
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9406 ↓↓ -408
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9797 ↓↓ -1124
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 10130 ↓↓ -1612
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 10351 ↓↓ -1379
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 11243 ↓↓ -391
  • 🇫🇷 France: 11376 ↓↓ -1498
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 11554 ↑↑ 337
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11711 ↓↓ -167


Name Bernard

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