First name origin & meaning:
German: Bold as a bear
First name variations: Barney, Barnie, Barny, Bernd, Berndt, Bern, Berne, Bernardo, Bernhard, Bernhardt, Bernie, Bjorn, Barend, Barnum, Barn, Barnardine, Berend, Bernard
Last name origins & meanings:
- English and French: variant of Bernard.
- This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers
from the 17th century onward.
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