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Name Bernd

Origin:From Old High German words for bear and brave, hardyTools:

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About the name Bernd in particular

Languages of use:German
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Berndt, Bernt, Arnd, Barna, Barny, Ben, Benno, Benny, Bent, Berat     Details
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About Bernard/Bernharde, the group of names with the same origin as Bernd

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known from Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Doctor of the Church (11th/12th century AD)
Words:bero = the bear  Old High German
 harti = brave, hardy  Old High German
 bernu = the bear  Germanic
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:6:Bernardo Brazil 2014,  8:Bernard France 2011,  20:Bernd Germany 2005,  39:Bernadett Hungary 2002,  40:Bernhard Austria 1999,  67:Bernadette Belgium 2013,  95:Bernt Sweden 2014,  671:Benno Switzerland 1997
Name variants:Bernadett, Bernadette, Bernarda, Bernarde, Bernharda, Bernharde, Bernhardina, Bernhardine, Barney, Barny, Benno, Berardo, Bernard, Bernardino, Bernardo, Bernd, Berndt, Bernhard, Bernhardin, Bernie, Bernt   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Bernd

Austria 1999 95
Germany prevalence 2005 20