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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bernis mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bernis

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Bernis is of German origin and means "Brave like a Bear".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bernis

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bernis

Jonathan Bernis

Jonathan was born on December 1st, 1959.


Fun Facts about the name Bernis

  • How Popular is the name Bernis? Bernis is the 16,165th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bernis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 535 babies born with the first name Bernis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bernis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bernis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Bernis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bernis is Tuesday, December 29th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Bernis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bernis was in 1927 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Bernis Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bernis is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Bernis: The name spelled backwards is Sinreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ensibr. How do you pronounce that?
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