Bernie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Bernard:
Derived from the Old High German Berinhard (bold as a bear), a compound name composed of the elements bern (bear) and hard (bold, hearty, brave, strong). Var: Barnard, Berend, Berinhard, Bernard, Bernardyn, Bernd, Bern, Bernon, Bernot.
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Bernie Mac, American comedian and actor.
Bernie Madoff, American businessman and operator of the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
Bernie Kosar, retired American football quarterback.
Bernie Parent, retired Canadian NHL hockey goalie.
Bernie Sanders, future president of the United States.
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