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Bear - Meaning of Bear

What does Bear mean?

[ 1 syll. bea(r), be-ar ] The baby boy name Bear is pronounced as BEHR †. Bear is primarily used in English and its language of origin is Germanic. Bear is a pet form of the Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Polish name Bernard.

See also the related category germanic (german).

Bear is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Bear include Bairre (Irish), Babr, Babyr, Bahear, Baheer, Bar (Hebrew), Barr, Bary, Ber (English), Birre (Scandinavian), Bore, Bouree, Brais (Galician), Bray (English), Brew, Bri (English), Bro, Bru (Catalan and Portuguese), Brue, and Brunne.

† Pronunciation for Bear: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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