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What does Berniss mean?

Berniss Pronunciation of Berniss [berniss] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Berniss is "victory bringer". Berniss is a version of Bernice (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Berniss has 4 variants: Berneece, Berneice, Berniece and Bernyce.

13 more different relations via Bernice: Benni, Beranice, Berenice, Bernee, Berni, Bernicia, Bernie, Bernisha, Bernita, Berny, Berri, Berrie and Vernice.

Creative forms:
(female) Beriss, Broniss, ..

(male) Bernney, Bernze, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berniss Evie (B.E.), ..

How popular is Berniss?

Berniss is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Berniss is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Berniss (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Bernita, Bernyce, Vernice, Berniece, Bernie, Berneice, Bernice and Berenice. Adoption of these forms of Berniss reached its apex a century ago (median #774). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Berenice, Berneice, Bernice, Bernie, Berniece in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernita, Bernyce, Vernice in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Berniss is pronounced similarly to Bernise. Other suggested similar names are Aeress, Ardiss, Arliss, Beatriss, Beitriss (see Beatrice), Belisse, Bellissa, Benita, Bennie, Berdie, Berdine, Berenis, Berenisa (see Berenice), Berenise, Beril, Berit, Berna, Berneen (see Bernadine), Bernessa, Berneta, Bernina, Berrit, Berti, Bertie, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita (see Bertha), Bess, Bliss, Brisa, Brissa, Cordiss, Corliss, Eriss, Euniss, Feliss, Janiss (see Janice), Katniss, Marliss, Neriss, Neryss, Temiss (see Themis), Uniss, Vernis and Vernise. These names tend to be more commonly used than Berniss.

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