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Girl Names Starting with Ber-

Ber- baby names and what they mean, with 26 results. Ber- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the 1880s (USAGE OF 1.6%) and have become much less widespread since, with names such as Beryl becoming less fashionable. Berard (TOP 6%) and Berberich (11%) are conventional Ber- last names.

Ber- names

Bera - Bertina | Bertrade - Beryl

Bera - Bertina


Source fr. Teutonic word. "Bear." Beya is also a moderately popular baby name. See also Berri.

Beracha, var. Berucha
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "A blessing." Uncommon, but Beracha, Berucha are similar to common surnames Bucha (TOP 54%), Brejcha (56%), with the -cha suffix.

Berbya, Berberya, Berberia, Berbera
Var. of Barbara. Derivative of Latin element. "Foreign woman." Sparing use. Berbera, Berbya, etc. are not listed in the US Demographics.

Roberta and variants

Berty1, Bertie1, Berta1, Berdie
Var. of Roberta. From Old English, Old German. "Bright fame." Less widespread today. Berta was the variation last appearing (the 1960s) in the Top 2000.

Derivative of Old German. "Bright or glowing maiden." Bedine and Berdina are creative forms. See also Byrdene.

Source fr. Old English word. "Maiden of the bear-spear." Berengaria is unique as a girls' name.

Berenice and variants

Berenice1, var. Bernise, Bernie1, Bernetta1, Bernessa1, Berenise, Berenis, Berenisa
Root fr. Greek language. "Victory bringer." Bernetta and forms were popular as birth names 2 decades ago, but now, Berenice has gone out of style.

Bergette, Bergett, Berget, Berett, Beret1
Forms of Bridget. Derived fr. Gaelic language. "Exalted one." Bernett (UPPER 20%), Bergert (56%) are familiar last names.

Origin fr. Old German element. "Mountain." Unique. Bergen, like Belen, ends with the androgynous -en. Also used for boys.

Berit, var. Berrit, Beret2
Stems fr. Scandinavian, Dutch languages. "Gorgeous, splendid, magnificient." Unusual, with the -it suffix for Berit, Berrit, like Bryjit, Brygit.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ber- names: Bera, Berdie, Berenice, Berna, Bernadette

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ber- names: Bernadine, Bernardine, Berneice, Bernetta, Bernice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ber- names: Bernie, Berniece, Bernita, Bernyce, Bert

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ber- names: Berta, Bertha, Bertie, Bertina

Bernadette and variants

Bernadette, var. Berny1, Bernita1, Bernina, Bernie2, Bernette1, Berneta, Bernetta2, Bernessa2, Bernee1, Bernardine, Bernardina1, Bernarda, Bernardette, Bernaetta, Bernadyna, Bernadotte, Bernadine1, Bernadin, Bernadina, Bernadetta, Bernadett, Bernadet, Bernadene, Bernadea, Bernadeena, Berna, Beradette, Bera2
Based on French, Old German elements. "Strong, brave bear." Usage of Bernetta and forms was elevated during 1930-1939 and has become lower.

Bernadine and variants

Bernadine2, var. Berneen, Bernardina2, Berdine2, Bernie3
Derived fr. Old French, Old German. "Strong, brave bear." Bernie and forms peaked in popularity in the 1920s, but now, Bernadine has fallen out of fashion.

Bernice and variants

Bernice, var. Berry1, Berrie1, Berri, Bernyce, Berny2, Berniss, Bernita2, Bernisha, Berniece, Bernie4, Bernicia, Berneice, Berni, Bernee2, Bernette2, Bernetta3, Bernelle, Berenyce, Berneece, Bereniece, Berenice2, Beranyce, Beraniece, Beranice
Source fr. Greek language. "Victory bringer." Bernice, Berenice, Berneice and Berniece have faded in popularity as baby names since the 1890s.

Alberta and variants

Berty2, Bertie2, Berti1, Berte1, Berta2, Berry2, Bert, Berrie2
Forms of Alberta. Stems fr. Old English language. "Noble, bright." Usage of Berta and Bertie as girls' names has fallen off since the 1880s.

Berry3, var. Berrie3, Berree
Root fr. Old English. "Berry." Berry is commonly used as a birth name compared to Berree, Berrie.

Gilberte and variants

Berty3, Bertie3, Berta3
Var. of Gilberte. Source fr. Old German language. "Bright promise." Berta (UPPER 21%) and Bertie (23%) are common as feminine names, whereas Berty is uncommon.

Bertha and variants

Bertha, var. Berty4, Bertuska, Bertita, Bertine1, Bertina1, Berti2, Bertie4, Berthe, Berte2, Berta4, Berrty, Berrti, Berrtina, Berrte, Berrta
Derived fr. Old German element. "Bright, famous." Less widespread today. Bertha was the version last listed (2001) in the Top 2000.

Bertilde1, Bertilda, Berthilde, Berthilda
Forms of Bathilda. Derivative of Old German language. "Woman warrior." Berthilda, Bertilda, etc. are hardly found as women's names.

Derivative of Old German element. "Bright warrior maiden." Bertilde is not in the Top 2000. See also Berthilda.

Bertina and variants

Bertina2, var. Bertine2
Based on German. "Bright, shining." Bertine is uncommon as a children's name among the versions of Bertina.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ber- names for girls.

1. Bera - Bertina
Bera, Beracha [Berucha], Barbara [Berbya, Berbera, Berberya, Berberia], Roberta [Berty, Berta, Bertie, Berdie], Berdine, Berengaria, Berenice [Bernie, Bernise, Berenis, Bernetta, Bernessa, Berenise, Berenisa], Bridget [Beret, Berget, Berett, Bergett, Bergette], Bergen, Berit [Beret, Berrit], Bernadette [Berny, Bernie, Bernita, Bernina, Berneta, Bernette, Bernetta, Bernessa, ..], Bernadine [Bernie, Berneen, Berdine, Bernardina], Bernice [Berry, Berri, Berny, Berrie, Bernyce, Bernita, Berniss, Bernisha, ..], Alberta [Bert, Berty, Berti, Berte, Berta, Berry, Bertie, Berrie], Berry [Berrie, Berree], Gilberte [Berty, Berta, Bertie], Bertha [Berti, Berty, Bertie, Berthe, Bertita, Bertine, Bertina, Bertuska, ..], Bathilda [Bertilde, Bertilda, Berthilde, Berthilda], Bertilde, Bertina [Bertine]

Bertrade, Bertrice, Bertrona, Berura, Beruria, Beryl [Beryn, Berry, Berri, Beril, Beryle, Berrie, Berylla]

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