What does Bernardina mean?
Bernardina /bern-ar-di-na/ as a girls' name. The meaning of Bernardina is "strong, brave bear". Bernardina is a variant form, with the suffix -ina, of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard. Bernardina is also a form of Bernadine (Old French, Old German).
How popular is Bernardina?
Bernardina is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3992 out of 4276, Top 93%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Bernardine, Bernadine and Bernadette are the popular related forms of Bernardina (not in Top 1000). Adoption of these relations of Bernardina was widespread during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.484%) and has become much less since, with the versions Bernadette and Bernadine becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Bernardina and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Armandina, Barbarita, Benjamina, Benyamina, Berberia, Berdine, Berengaria, Bernadet, Bernadett, Bernadetta, Bernaetta, Bernicia, Bernita, Berrtina, Bertina, Bertrona, Beruria, Blandina, Brandin, Cerrina, Cesarina, Donaldina, Edwardina, Emeraldina, Fernanda, Fernandina, Fernandine, Geradine, Geraldina, Geraldine, Gerarda, Gerardina, Gerardine, Gerardyne, Gererdina, Gerrardene, Giardina, Jardina, Jeraldine, Lenarda, Lennarda, Leonarda, Richardina, Sefarina, Sepharina, Serafina, Seraphina, Terasina, Terrina, Vardina, Verperina, Zefarina and Zepharina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bernardina.