Given Name BEN (2)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Dutch
PRONOUNCED: BEN  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of BERNHARD and other Germanic names beginning with the element bern meaning "bear".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Berard, Berinhard, Bernard, Bernhard (Ancient Germanic), Beñat (Basque), Bernat (Catalan), Bernard (Croatian), Bernard (Czech), Bernhard, Bernt (Danish), Bernard, Barney, Bernie, Berny (English), Bernard (French), Bent (Frisian), Bernhard, Benno, Bernd (German), Bernát (Hungarian), Berardo, Bernardo, Bernardino (Italian), Bernhard, Bernt (Norwegian), Bernard (Polish), Bernardo, Bernardino (Portuguese), Bernard (Slovene), Bernardo, Bernardino (Spanish), Bernhard, Bernt (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Ben (1)
USER SUBMISSION: Ben

Categories

animals, bears, fauna, nature, short forms
Entry updated December 3, 2014