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What does Bernardino mean?

Bernardino Pronunciation of Bernardino [bernardi-no] as a boys' name. The meaning of Bernardino is "strong, brave bear". Bernardino is an alternate spelling of Bernard (Old French, Old German). See also Dino.

Associated with: strong, brave, bear.


Bernardino has 4 variants: Barnardo, Barnhardo, Bernardo and Bernhardo.

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Middle name pairings:
Bernardino Aidyn (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bernardino?

Bernardino is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#13466 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bernardino entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #1971 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernardino name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bernard (#1218 via latest list), Bernardo (#1336) and Dino are the prominent related forms of Bernardino appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Bernardino reached its apex a century ago (adoption of 0.39%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.01%, 96%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernardino, Bernard, Bernardo, Dino in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barnard, Barnhard, Bearnard, Beaudine, Bellarmine, Bellarmino (see Bellarmine), Beniamino, Benjamino, Benyamino, Bernald, Bernarr (see Bernard), Bernhard, Bertranno (see Bertram), Blandino, Bradin, Braidin, Brandin, Burnard, Fernando, Gerardo, Hernando, Jerardo, Leonardo, Peregrino, Renardo, Reynardo, Sebarino (see Seferino), Serafino and Vernard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bernardino.

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