From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Bernhard. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1960

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany

Variant Forms

Bernd, Bernt

Origin and Meaning

Old High German name meaning 'strong bear'

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