Gender Feminine
Scripts Βερνίκη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. bər-NEES(English)
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Meaning & History

Contracted form of Berenice. It occurs briefly in Acts in the New Testament belonging to a sister of King Herod Agrippa II.

Related Names

VariantBerniece(English)
DiminutivesBernetta, Bernie, Berny, Birdie, Bunny, Netta(English)
Other Languages & CulturesBerenice, Berenike, Pherenike(Ancient Greek) Bernike(Biblical Greek) Veronika(Bulgarian) Veronika(Croatian) Veronika(Czech) Veronika(Danish) Veronika(Estonian) Bérénice, Véronique(French) Veronika(German) Veronika(Hungarian) Berenice, Veronica(Italian) Veronica(Late Roman) Veronika(Latvian) Veronika(Lithuanian) Veronika(Macedonian) Veronika(Norwegian) Weronika, Wera(Polish) Verônica(Portuguese) Veronica(Romanian) Veronika, Nika(Russian) Veronika(Slovak) Veronika(Slovene) Weronika(Sorbian) Verónica(Spanish) Veronika(Swedish) Veronika(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020