Bernard Family History & Genealogy

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Bernard Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Feb 02, 2021

History

The Normans brought it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Beornheard.

Name Origin

Derived from the Germanic element bern "bear" combined with hard "brave, hardy".

Spellings & Pronunciations

Related Names

VARIANTS: Berinhard, Bernhard (Ancient Germanic)

DIMINUTIVES: Barney, Bernie, Berny (English)

FEMININE FORMS: Bernadette, Bernadine (English), Bernadette, Bernardine (French), Bernarda (Croatian), Bernarda (Slovene)

OTHER LANGUAGES: Beñat (Basque), Bernat (Catalan), Bernhard, Bernt (Danish), Bernhard, Ben (Dutch), Bent (Frisian), Bernhard, Bernd (German), Bernát (Hungarian), Bernardo, Bernardino, Dino (Italian), Bernhard, Bernt (Norwegian), Bernardo, Bernardino (Portuguese), Bernardo, Bernardino (Spanish), Bernhard, Bernt (Swedish)

Nationality & Ethnicity

Germany, German

Famous People named Bernard

This was the name of several saints, including Saint Bernard of Menthon who built hospices in the Swiss Alps in the 10th century, and Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a 12th-century theologian and Doctor of the Church. Another famous bearer was George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), an Irish playwright and essayist.

Early Bernards

These are the earliest records we have of the Bernard family.

Bernard Family Members

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Agnes, Bamba\
Agnes, Bernard
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Alex, Bernard
Alex, Bernard
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Alicia, Bernard
Aliene, Bernard
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Andree, Bernard
Andremene, Bernard
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Anna, Bernard
Anna, Bernard
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Appollinai, Bernard
April, Bernard
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Arthur, Bernard
Arthur, Bernard
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Beatrice, Bernard
Beatrice, Bernard
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Bernetta, Bernard
Bernhard, Bernard
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Billy, Bernard
Billy, Bernard
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Byron, Bernard
C, Bernard
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Casey, Bernard
Casey, Bernard
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Charles, Bernard
Charles, Bernard
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Chester, Bernard
Chester, Bernard
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Claudzell, Bernard
Claurest, Bernard
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Curtis, Bernard
Curtis, Bernard
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David, Bernard
David, Bernard
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Desire, Bernard
Desiree, Bernard
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Dora, Bernard
Dora, Bernard
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E, Bernard
E, Bernard
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Edw, Bernard
Edward, Bernard
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Edwin, Bernard
Edwin, Bernard
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Elizabeth, Bernard
Elizabeth, Bernard
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Emil, Bernard
Emil, Bernard
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Ernestine, Bernard
Ernestine, Bernard
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Eva, Bernard
Eva, Bernard
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Florence, Bernard
Florence, Bernard
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Francis, Bernard
Francis, Bernard
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Fred, Bernard
Fred, Bernard
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George, Bernard
George, Bernard
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George, Bernard
George, Bernard
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Gladys, Bernard
Gladys, Bernard
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Hannah, Bernard
Hannah, Bernard
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Hattie, Bernard
Hattie, Bernard
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Henrietta, Bernard
Henrietta, Bernard
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Herman, Bernard
Herman, Bernard
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Ida, Bernard
Ida, Bernard
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J, Bernard
J, Bernard
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James, Bernard
James, Bernard
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Janet, Bernard
Janet, Bernard
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Jennifer, Bernard
Jennifer, Bernard
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John, Bernard
John, Bernard
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John, Bernard
John, Bernard
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John, Bernard
John, Bernard
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Joseph, Bernard
Joseph, Bernard
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Joseph, Bernard
Joseph, Bernard
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Juanita, Bernard
Juanita, Bernard
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Kathleen, Bernard
Kathleen, Bernard
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L, Bernard
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Lea, Pavlock\
Lea, Bernard
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Leonard, Bernard
Leonard, Bernard
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Lillian, Bernard
Lillian, Bernard
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Lorita, Bernard
Lorita, Bernard
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Louise, Bernard
Louise, Bernard
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Lyman, Bernard
Lyman, Bernard
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Marcel, Bernard
Marcel, Bernard
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Maria, Bernard
Maria, Bernard
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Marilyn, Bernard
Mario, Bernard
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Mary, Bernard
Mary, Bernard
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Mary, Bernard
Mary, Bernard
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May, Bernard
May, Bernard
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Michelle, Bernard
Mickey, Bernard
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Mother, Bernard
Mother, Bernard
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Nicholas, Bernard
Nicholas, Bernard
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Opal, Bernard
Opal, Bernard
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Paul, Bernard
Paul, Bernard
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Peter, Bernard
Peter, Bernard
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R, Bernard
R, Bernard
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Raymond, Bernard
Raymond, Bernard
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Richard, Bernard
Richard, Bernard
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Robert, Bernard
Robert, Bernard
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Robert, Bernard
Robert, Bernard Burke
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Rosalena, Bernard Burke
Rosalie, Bernard
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Ruby, Bernard
Ruby, Bernard
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Samuel, Bernard
Samuel, Bernard
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Sheila, Bernard
Sheila, Bernard
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Stanley, Bernard
Stanley, Bernard
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Ted, Bernard
Teddy, Bernard
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Thomas, Bernard
Thomas, Bernard
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Veigh, Bernard
Vel, Bernard
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Virgil, Bernard
Virgil, Bernard
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Walter, Bernard
Walter, Bernard
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William, Bernard
William, Bernard
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William, Bernard
William, Bernard
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Winifred, Bernard
Winifred, Bernard
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Zula, Bernard

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