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The nationality of Bernhard is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bernhard may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Bernhard Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Bernhard come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Bernhard originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Bernhard surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Bernhard vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Bernhard were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Bernhard.

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