Bernie
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
BUR-nee
Meaning
As strong as a bear
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Bernie is a diminutive of Bernard, Bernarda, Bernadette or Bernice. Bernarda originates in Germanic languages and means "as strong as a bear". It is a feminine form of Bernard. Nowadays, it is much more popular in its different variants, one of them being Bernadette.

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Famous Bernies

Bernie Mac - comedian, actor
Bernie Sanders - politician

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