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What does Bernis mean?

Bernis Pronunciation of Bernis as a boys' name means "strong, brave bear". Bernis is an alternate form of Bernard (Old French, Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, brave, bear


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BERNARD Barney, Barnie, Barny, Berend, Bern, Bernarr, Bernd, Berndt, Bernie, Bernt



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How popular is Bernis?

Bernis is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Bernis is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Barney, Barnie, Bernard (#1151 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) and Bernie are the prominent related forms of Bernis (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Bernis were popular with parents in the 1910s (ADOPTION OF 0.4%) and have become significantly less conventional since. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barney, Barnie, Bernard, Bernie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bernis is alike in pronunciation to Burnis. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Baris, Barnes, Barni, Beavis, Beirnie, Bemis, Bennie, Bergin, Beric, Berkie, Berlin, Bernal, Berne, Bernet, Berny, Bertie, Bertil, Bertin, Berwin, Bevis, Birnie, Boris, Borris, Burnie, Burns, Byrnes, Denis, Dennis, Ferris, Jervis, Leonis, Terris, Teunis and Vernin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bernis.

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