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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.
Feminine FormBerengaria
Other Languages & CulturesBerenguer Catalan Bérenger French

Sources & References

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

Categories

animals, emperors, kings, weapons
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute