Bernita Name Meaning & Origin

Bernita

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Related Names:

Bernice

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Bernita (Bear, or brave) has been said to be a blend of Bernice (a derivitive of Bernard) and Juanita: but it is actually a derivitive/or americanized version of the name Bernitta, a older commonly used german name, (pronounced Behr-nit' uh).

Personal experiences with the name Bernita: | Edit

It is frequently mispronouced, misspelled, and changed.
I have been called, Anita, Juanita, Bernadine, Bernadette, Bernadetta, Bertina, Bertine.
I suggest a simple one syllable middle name, the child may use later. If it is family name, use it. I get alot of positive responses that it sounds strong. I have strong leadership skills, so I think probably my name lends to the trust factor for many people who work with me.

Nicknames for Bernita: | Edit

Nicknames include: Bert(not my favorite), Nini (pronouced "neenee"), Bernie (also not my favorite), and Nita. My grandmother also called me Nina.

Meanings and history of the name Bernita: | Edit

Bernita (Bear, or brave) has been said to be a blend of Bernice (a derivitive of Bernard) and Juanita: but it is actually a derivitive/or americanized version of the name Bernitta, a older commonly used german name, (pronounced Behr-nit' uh). In my family it is pronounced Bernita (ber-net' uh). The original name means "harbinger (messenger) of victory" which is a very strong meaning.

Famous real-life people named Bernita: | Edit

Bernita Conway, is a real life international minister and missionary. She is known all over the globe.

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