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Bernina

What does Bernina mean?

Bernina Pronunciation of Bernina [bern-i-na] as a name for girls. The name Bernina means "strong, brave bear". Bernina is a version of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard.

Associated with: strong, brave.

Variations

18 relations via Bernadette: Bennie, Benny, Bera, Berna, Bernadea, Bernadin, Bernadina, Bernadine, Bernadyna, Bernarda, Bernardina, Bernee, Bernessa, Berneta, Bernetta, Bernie, Bernita and Berny.

Creative forms:
(female) Bernira, Brenina, ..

(male) Bernier, Bernni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bernina Jaclyn (B.J.), ..

How popular is Bernina?

Bernina is an uncommon first name for women. Bernina is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Bernina (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Bennie, Bera, Berna, Bernadette (#1492 via latest list), Bernadine, Bernetta, Bernie and Bernita. These relations of Bernina were at the top of their popularity 95 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now much less common, with forms like Bennie becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bennie, Bera, Berna, Bernadette, Bernadine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernetta, Bernie, Bernita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arnina, Bellina, Benigna, Benita, Berdine, Berenisa (see Berenice), Berneen (see Bernadine), Berni, Bernice, Bernicia, Bernise, Bernisha, Berniss, Berrtina, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita (see Bertha), Betina, Bettina, Breina, Brina, Cerrina, Gertina, Hermina, Jeanina, Jenina, Kenina, Kennina, Marnina, Mercina, Merlina, Nerina, Ornina, Penina, Serina, Terina, Terrina, Tersina (see Theresa), Verbina, Verina, Vernika, Vernita, Yerina, Zenina and Zerlina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bernina.

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