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Berny (girl)

What does Berny mean?

Berny Pronunciation of Berny [berny] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Berny) is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Berny is "strong, brave bear; victory bringer". Berny is an alternate form of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard. Berny is also a variant of Bernice (Greek).

Associated with: greek, strong, brave, victory.


Berny has 4 variants: Berna, Bernee, Berni and Bernie.

18 more alternative forms via Bernadette, Bernice: Barri, Barry, Benni, Bennie, Benny, Bera, Beranyce, Berenyce, Berneta, Bernina, Berniss, Bernita, Bernyce, Berri, Berrie, Berry, Bunni and Bunny.

Creative forms:
(female) Bebny, Brany, ..

(male) Berer, Bernan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Berny Christine (B.C.), ..

How popular is Berny?

Berny is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#96918 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Bernadette (#1492 from current records), Bernita, Bernyce, Bunny, Bernie, Bernice, Bera, Berna and Bennie are the popular related forms of Berny (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Berenyce, are uncommon. These relations of Berny were at the height of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.54%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.01%, 98.9% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barby, Becky, Bena, Berbya (see Barbara), Beret, Beril, Berit, Berrty (see Bertha), Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Berty, Beryl, Beryn, Bessy, Bethy, Betsy, Betty, Bevvy, Binny, Birdy, Bonny, Bretny (see Brittany), Briny, Denny, Genny, Jenny, Penny, Peony and Renny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Berny.

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