Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. BEHN
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Meaning & History

Short form of Bernhard and other Germanic names beginning with the element bern meaning "bear".

Related Names

Feminine FormBerendina
Other Languages & CulturesBerard, 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 SpellingBen 1
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Popularity

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Name Days

Norway: August 30

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Entry updated February 28, 2019