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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : Brave as a bear
  • English : Intelligent; Feminine version of Bernard

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Bold as a bear

How Popular Is The Name Bern

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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