Bernie - Meaning of Bernie

What does Bernie mean?

[ 2 syll. ber-nie, be-rn-ie ] The baby boy name Bernie is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is BER-Niy- †. Bernie is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Germanic and Old English origins.

Bernie is a pet form of the name Bernard (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Polish) in the English language.

Bernie is also a variant of the name Bradburn (English).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Bernie is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1907, 0.013% of baby boys were given the name Bernie. Its ranking then was #513. The baby name has since substantially fallen in popularity, and is today of very light use. Out of all boy names in its group, Bernie was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018. Bernie has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Bernie include Berny, Birnee, Birney, Birni, Birnie, Birny, Burnee, Burney, Burni, Burnie, Burny, Bahram, Bairam, Bairn, Bajram, Baram, Baran, Barem, Barim, and Barin.

† Pronunciation for Bernie: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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