Meaning and Origin of Bern - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Bern

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Girl name origins & meanings:

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

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Bold as a bear

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.