GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: ber-na-DET (French)   [key]
Meaning & History
French feminine form of BERNARD. Saint Bernadette was a young woman from Lourdes in France who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Bernie, Berny (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Bernarda (Croatian), Bernadett (Hungarian), Bernardetta, Bernardina (Italian), Bernarda (Slovene), Bernarda, Bernardita (Spanish)
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