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What does Bernadotte mean?

Bernadotte Pronunciation of Bernadotte as a name for girls. The name Bernadotte means "strong, brave bear". Bernadotte is a version of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard.


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, brave


VARIANTS Bernadetta, Bernadett, Bernadet

OTHER FORMS VIA BERNADETTE Benadette, Beradette, Bernadene, Bernadine, Bernaetta, Bernardette, Bernette



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How popular is Bernadotte?

Bernadotte is an unusual first name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Bernadotte (UNLISTED) are Bernadette (#1268 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Bernadine. Other variants, like Bernadetta, are seldom used. These relations of Bernadotte reached the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and are now significantly less widespread. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Arnette, Babette, Barbette, Beate, Beattie, Bellette, Bendite, Benedetta, Benedicta, Benedicte, Benedikta, Benedyta, Benetta, Benoite, Bente, Beranyce, Berdie, Berdine, Berett, Bergette, Berna, Bernadea (see Bernadette), Bernadeena, Bernadin, Bernadina, Bernadyna (see Bernadette), Bernarda, Bernardina, Bernardine, Bernee, Berneice, Bernelle, Berneta, Bernetta, Bernie, Berniece, Bernita, Bernyce, Berrte (see Bertha), Berte, Bertrade, Birgitte, Birkitte (see Bridget), Bradee, Bradlee, Brendette (see Brenda), Bridgette, Briette, Brigette, Briggitte, Brigitte, Brijitte (see Bridget), Britte, Bronte, Brunette, Brydgitte, Brydjette, Brygette, Brygitte, Burnett, Dennette, Genette, Henriette, Jeanette, Jenette, Karlotte, Marnette, Nadette, Ornette, Reinette, Renette, Sarotte (see Sarah), Trinadette, Vedette and Vernette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bernadotte.

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