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Bernice meaning and name origin

Bernice \b(e)-rni-ce, ber-nice\ as a girl's name is pronounced ber-NEECE. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Bernice is "victory bringer". Short form of Berenice and from the same root as Veronica. A biblical name that first occurred in Britain in the 16th century. Binnie is the pet form.

Bernice has 38 variant forms: Barri, Barrie, Barry, Benni, Beranice, Beraniece, Beranyce, Berenice, Bereniece, Berenyce, Berneece, Bernelle, Bernetta, Bernette, Bernee, Berneice, Berni, Bernicia, Bernie, Berniece, Bernisha, Berniss, Bernita, Berny, Bernyce, Berri, Berrie, Berry, Binnie, Bunni, Bunnie, Bunny, Nixie, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika, Veronike and Veronique.

For more information, see also related names Bertrice and Janice.

Bernice is also pronounced similarly to Bernise. Other suggested similar baby names are Berenise and Branice.

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Popularity of Bernice

Bernice is a very popular first name for females (#172 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#75005 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Bernice name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Bernice with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Bernice name in U.S.
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