Berenice Name Meaning & Origin

Berenice

Pronunciation: behr-eh-NEE-see, beh-reh-NEES (key)

Related Names:

Bere, Bernice, Verenice

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Meanings and history of the name Berenice

From the Ancient Macedonian Greek name Berenike (Pherenike), meaning 'bearer of victory'. Berenice is a form of Veronica.

Famous real-life people named Berenice

Berenice Alvarez, bachata singer
Saint Berenice, early Christian woman who gave Jesus her head-cloth to wipe his face as he bore the cross to Calvary.
Berenice Abbott, American photographer.
Queen Berenice II of Egypt, the constellation Coma Berenices is named in her honor.
Berenice Sydney, English artist.
Bérénice Bejo, French actress.

Berenice in song, story & screen

"Berenice", short story by Edgar Allan Poe.
"Berenice, regina d'Egitto" (Berenice, Queen of Egypt) an opera by George Frideric Handel.

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