Meaning and Origin of: Bern
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Brave as a bear
- English : Intelligent; Feminine version of Bernard
- German : Bold as a bear
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Last name origin & meaning:
- German and Scandinavian : from the personal name Berno, a pet form of Bernhard.
- South German : habitational name from Bern, Switzerland, notably in the south; in other parts from the personal name Berno.