Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BEHR-NA-DEHT(French) bər-nə-DEHT(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

French feminine form of Bernard. Bernadette Soubirous (1844-1879) was a young woman from Lourdes in France who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary. She was declared a saint in 1933.

Related Names

DiminutivesBernie, Berny(English)
Other Languages & CulturesBernarda(Croatian) Bernadett(Hungarian) Bernardetta, Bernardina(Italian) Bernadeta, Bernadetta(Polish) Bernarda(Slovene) Bernarda, Bernardina, Bernardita(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: April 16
France: February 18
Italy: April 16


Entry updated April 5, 2022