Bernard
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
bər-NAHRD/BUR-nərd
Meaning
As strong as a bear
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Bernard is of Germanic origins and is a variant of the Old Germanic name Bernhard or Beornheard, a compound of two words, “bern” which means 'bear' and “hard” which means 'hardy, brave or strong'.

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