Name Element BERN

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Germanic element meaning "bear".
VARIANT: bera
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: björn (Ancient Scandinavian), beorn (Anglo-Saxon)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Adalbern, Alfbern, Berard, Berengar, Berengaria, Berinhard, Bernard, Bernhard, Gerbern (Ancient Germanic), Björn (Ancient Scandinavian), Beñat (Basque), Berenguer, Bernat (Catalan), Bernard, Bernarda (Croatian), Bernard (Czech), Bernhard, Bjoern, Bjørn (Danish), Barend, Bernard, Bernhard, Gerben (Dutch), Bernadine, Bernard (English), Bérenger, Bérengère, Bernard (French), Bernhard, Björn (German), Bernát (Hungarian), Björn (Icelandic), Berardo, Bernardo (Italian), Bernhard, Bjoern, Bjørn (Norwegian), Bernard (Polish), Bernardo (Portuguese), Bernard, Bernarda (Slovene), Bernarda, Bernardo (Spanish), Bernhard, Bjoern, Björn (Swedish)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Bernat (Catalan), Bernard (Czech), Barends, Bernard (Dutch), Belanger, Beringer, Bernard (English), Bélanger, Béranger, Béringer, Bernard (French), Behringer, Beringer, Bernhard (German), Berardi (Italian), Bernhardsson, Björnsson (Swedish)