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pinWhat does Bernice mean?

Bernice /ber-nice/ as a girls' 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 variants: Barri, Barrie, Barry, Benni, Beranice, Beraniece, Beranyce, Berenice, Bereniece, Berenyce, Bernee, Berneece, Berneice, Bernelle, Bernetta, Bernette, Berni, Bernicia, Bernie, Berniece, Bernisha, Berniss, Bernita, Berny, Bernyce, Berri, Berrie, Berry, Binnie, Bunni, Bunnie, Bunny, Nixie, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika, Veronike and Veronique.

Related girl names: Bertrice and Janice.

Bernice has 10 more alternative forms via Berenice, Binnie, Veronica: Bennie, Benoite, Berenis, Berenisa, Berenise, Bernise, Veranica, Vernicka, Vernika and Veronice.

Kreatif forms: Bernide, Brynice, Burnice. [more]

pinHow popular is Bernice?

Bernice is a very popular first name for women (#172 out of 4276, Top 4%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#108734 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Bernice for girls. Bernice reached its top rank of #42 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernice name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bernice outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Bernice ranked in the Top 1000 are Bennie, Berenice, Berneice, Berniece, Bernita, Janice, Vernice and Veronica (#375 via latest list). Other variants, like Benoite, are seldom used. These forms of Bernice were popular a century ago (usage of 0.53%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.069%, down 86.9%).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernice, Bennie, Berenice, Berneice, Berniece in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernita, Janice, Vernice, Veronica in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Alanice, Annice, Arnice, Artice, Arzice, Barbie, Beatie, Beatrice, Beckie, Beige, Bendite, Benita, Bente, Berdie, Berdine, Beril, Berit, Berna, Bernadea, Bernadet, Bernadine, Berneen, Berneta, Bernina, Berrit, Berrte, Bertie, Bertilde, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita, Beryle, Bessie, Bettine, Bevie, Beyonce, Birdie, Birdine, Bonie, Bonnie, Branice, Bride, Brie, Cerice, Chanice, Danice, Delice, Denice, Ernice, Eunice, Felice, Glenice, Glennice, Glynice, Jeanice, Jenice, Jeniece, Jennice, Lanice, Lenice, Lennice, Letice, Letrice, Lettice, Marice, Mertice, Myrtice, Nanice, Narice, Nerice, Sherice, Venice, Vennice, Vernie and Vernise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bernice.