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What does Bernt mean?

Bernt Pronunciation of Bernt as a name for boys means "strong, brave bear". Bernt is a version of Bernard (Old French, Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, brave, bear



RELATED FORMS VIA BERNARD Barney, Barnie, Barny, Bear, Berend, Bern, Bernarr, Bernd, Bernie, Bernis

(male) Barnt, ..

(female) Bene, ..

Bernt Pablo (B.P.), ..

How popular is Bernt?

Bernt is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#47654 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Barney, Barnie, Bear (#1005 VIA LATEST LIST), Bernard (#1151) and Bernie are the prominent alternative forms of Bernt (NOT RANKED). Usage of these forms of Bernt was more pronounced among parents during the years 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.43%) and is now much lower (USAGE 0.02%, 95%). Bernard is the firm favorite, although Bear seems to be becoming a favorite too, while versions like Barney are no longer trendy. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Baret, Barna, Barnet, Barni, Barrt, Bart, Bartt (see Bart), Beirne, Ben, Benet, Bengt, Benn, Benne, Bennet, Benno, Bennt, Benny, Bent, Berg, Bergh, Beric, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berl, Berle, Bernal, Berne, Bernet, Bernett, Berny, Berry, Bert, Berto, Berty, Birny (see Birney), Born, Borne, Brant, Brennt (see Brent), Brent, Bret, Brit, Burn, Burne, Burnet, Burns, Burt, Burtt, Byrn, Byrne, Gerant, Jerant, Kennt and Kent. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bernt.

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