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What does Bernadin mean?

Bernadin Pronunciation of Bernadin [bernadin] as a girls' name. The name Bernadin means "strong, brave bear". Bernadin is a version of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard.

Associated with: strong, brave.


Bernadin has 5 variants: Bernadeena, Bernadene, Bernadina, Bernadine and Bernadyna.

9 more relations via Bernadette: Berna, Bernadea, Bernadet, Bernadett, Bernarda, Bernardina, Bernardine, Bernie and Bernina.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Bernadin Leilah (B.L.), ..

How popular is Bernadin?

Bernadin is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Bernadin (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Berna, Bernadette (#1492 last year), Bernadine, Bernardine and Bernie. Other variants, like Bernadea, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Bernadin was at its peak a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and has become significantly less since, with forms such as Bernadine becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Berna, Bernadette, Bernadine, Bernardine, Bernie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bernadin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berdie, Berdine, Bernadetta, Bernadotte, Bernaetta (see Bernadette), Berneen (see Bernadine), Berneta, Bernetta, Bernette, Berni, Bernicia, Bernita, Bradi, Bradie, Bradyn, Brandi, Brandie, Brandii (see Brandy), Brandin, Brandis, Brandyn, Branndi, Branndie (see Brandy), Brendie, Fernandina, Fernandine (see Fernanda), Geradine, Germain, Jermain and Veradis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bernadin.

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