Given Name BERNHARD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BERN-hart (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of BERNARD.
VARIANTS: Barend (Dutch), Berard, Berinhard, Bernard (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Benno, Bernd (German), Ben (Dutch), Bernt (Swedish), Bernt (Norwegian), Bernt (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Beñat (Basque), Bernat (Catalan), Bernard, Dino (Croatian), Bernard (Czech), Bernard, Barney, Bernie, Berny (English), Bernard (French), Bent (Frisian), Bernát (Hungarian), Berardo, Bernardo, Bernardino, Dino (Italian), Bernard (Polish), Bernardo, Bernardino (Portuguese), Bernard (Slovene), Bernardo, Bernardino (Spanish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 269

Categories

Dutch royal family, Legend of the Galactic Heroes characters
Entry updated July 2, 2017