Name: Bernadette

Origin and Meaning of the Name Bernadette

  • Meaning:
    Bear brave; brave like a bear
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Bear brave; brave like a bear
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (bur nah DET); (bare nah DET)
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Miscellaneous Info for Bernadette

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Feminine form of Bernard.
    Bernadette was a popular name in the 1950s that is now out of fashion in France.

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Popularity Rank of Bernadette (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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