Bernadine

Bernadine - A very unique female name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Bernadine, meaning brave as a bear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #391. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Bernadine and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Bernadine? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Bernadine. The baby girl name Bernadine was given to 5 baby girls in 1981, ranking #3221 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 293,896 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Bernadine peaked in popularity 88 years ago in 1931 on position 266.



Famous with this name

Dana Bernadine
Bernadine Santistevan
Bernadine Santistevan


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Bernadine is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Bernadine is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,362 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,362.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Bernadine is where you live.


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Bernadine origin and meaning

Bernadine is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means brave as a bear. To see famous people named Bernadine, pop culture references for the name Bernadine and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Bernadine

We've found the following names that sound similar to Bernadine, sorted by popularity.

Brenda / Brandy / Brandi / Bernadette / Brandie / Brandee / Brandon / Bernita / Brianda / Brinda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19813221
19802266
19781972
19772570
19752533
19741720
19731981
19722392
19711566
19701172
19691062
1968964
1967902
1966776
1965761
1964788
1963756
1962671
1961690
1960635
1959537
1958466
1957457
1956790
1955661
1954655
1953566
1952524
1951514
1950500
1949459
1948489
1947443
1946431
1945432
1944379
1943408
1942409
1941382
1940368
1939333
1938334
1937322
1936332
1935307
1934298
1933288
1932305
1931266
1930280
1929306
1928291
1927298
1926283
1925288
1924280
1923285
1922285
1921281
1920300
1919304
1918289
1917304
1916302
1915307
1914327
1913351
1912356
1911351
1910391

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2362

Even more about Bernadine


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Bernadine a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Bernadine?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1931
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Bernadine
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 293,896
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
1981 births +5

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