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What does Bernita mean?

Bernita Pronunciation of Bernita as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Bernita is "strong, brave bear; victory bringer". Bernita is an alternate spelling of Bernadette (French, Old German): feminine of Bernard. Bernita is also a derivative of Bernice (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, strong, brave, victory


VARIANTS Bernetta, Berneta, Bernaetta

RELATIONS VIA BERNADETTE, BERNICE Benni, Bennie, Bera, Beranice, Berenice, Berna, Bernadea, Bernadina, Bernarda, Bernee, Berneice, Bernessa, Bernette, Berni, Bernicia, Bernie, Berniece, Bernina, Bernisha, Berniss, Berny, Bernyce, Berri, Berrie, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika



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How popular is Bernita?

Bernita is a very popular first name for females (#1506 out of 4276, Top 35%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Bernita entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #839 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Bennie, Bera, Berenice, Berna, Bernadette (#1268 VIA LATEST LIST), Berneice, Bernetta, Bernice, Bernie, Berniece, Bernyce, Vernice, Veronica (#357) and Veronika are the popular variation forms of Bernita. These forms of Bernita were favored by parents a century ago (USAGE OF 0.72%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 0.06%, 91.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernita, Bennie, Bera, Berenice, Berna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bernadette, Berneice, Bernetta, Bernice, Bernie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Berniece, Bernyce, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Arnita, Belita, Bellita, Benita, Berenisa (see Berenice), Berit, Bernise, Berrit, Berrta, Berta, Bertina, Bertita (see Bertha), Birkita (see Bridget), Bonita, Brita, Burnet, Burnett, Cerrita, Denita, Jenita, Jennita, Lenita, Nenita, Perdita, Perita, Perlita, Renita, Serita, Tersita, Venita, Verita, Verneta (see Verna), Vernika and Vernita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bernita.

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