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What does Burnard mean?

Burnard Pronunciation of Burnard as a boys' name. The name Burnard means "strong, brave bear". Burnard is a variant form of Bernard (Old French, Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, brave, bear


VARIANTS Bernhard, Bearnard, Barnhard, Barnard

RELATIONS VIA BERNARD Barnardo, Barnhardo, Bernardo, Bernarr, Bernd, Bernhardo



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How popular is Burnard?

Burnard is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#44027 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Bernard (#1151 IN 2018), Bernardo (#1294), Barnard and Bernhard are the popular varying forms of Burnard (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Usage of these relations of Burnard was common among parents 98 years ago (AVERAGE #1123) and is now much less (#1611, 95.7%), with the form Bernard going out of style. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barnard, Bernard, Bernardo, Bernhard in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ballard, Barbar, Bard, Barna, Barnaba, Barnabe, Barnaby, Bayard, Bernabe, Bernal, Bernald, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernold (see Bernal), Bonar, Bonnar, Brad, Bradd, Brainard, Brand, Braynard, Brevard, Buford, Burbank, Burchard, Burford, Burgard, Burgaud (see Burchard), Burkhart, Burn, Burnaby, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burnet, Burney, Burnie, Burnis, Burns, Burr, Dainard, Daynard (see Dainard), Derward, Durward, Eginard (see Eginhard), Erhard, Eudard, Evrard, Furnald, Gardnard (see Gardner), Garrard, Gerard, Gerhard, Gerrard, Girard, Harvard, Hubbard, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Jarard, Jarrard, Jerard, Jerrard, Kennard, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Lonnard, Mainard, Maynard, Menard, Norward, Raynard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burnard.

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