Name: Bernward

Origin and Meaning of the Name Bernward

  • Meaning:
    Protected by the bear
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BEHRN ward)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Bernward)
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Miscellaneous Info for Bernward

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  • Used in:
    German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Germanic compound name from the elements 'bern', 'bear' and 'ward', 'protector'.

    Saint Bernward was a bisshop of Hildesheim (Germany) in the tenth century.

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