Given Name BERENGAR

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements bern "bear" and ger "spear". This was the name of two medieval kings of Italy and a Holy Roman Emperor.

Categories

animals, emperors, kings, weapons
FEMININE FORM: Berengaria
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Berenguer (Catalan), Bérenger (French)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 267