What does Bernardina mean?
Bernardina /bern-ar-di-na/ [4 sylls.] as a girls' name is of French, Old German and Old French origin, and the meaning of Bernardina is "strong, brave bear". Bernardina is a variant transcription of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard. Bernardina is also a form of Bernadine (Old French, Old German).
Bernardina has 29 more different forms via Bernadette, Bernadine: Benadette, Benni, Bennie▼, Benny, Bera, Beradette, Berdine, Berna, Bernadea, Bernadeena, Bernadene, Bernadet, Bernadett, Bernadetta, Bernadin, Bernadina, Bernadotte, Bernadyna, Bernaetta, Bernee, Berneen, Bernessa, Berneta, Bernetta, Bernette, Bernie, Bernina, Bernita and Berny.Kreatif forms: Bernardinat, Bernardyn, Branardina. [more]
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)
Bernita, Bernardine, Bernadine, Bernadette and Bennie are the popular related forms of Bernardina (not in Top 1000). Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3934%) and has become much less since, with the versions Bennie, 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)