Bernice

Bernice - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Bernice, meaning she who brings victory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #58. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Bernice and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Bernice? 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 Bernice. The baby girl name Bernice was given to 19 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3022 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 74,382 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Bernice peaked in popularity 98 years ago in 1921 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Bernice Liu
Bernice Claire
Bernice Stegers


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Rating: 5/5 (10 people)


Bernice is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Bernice is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,997 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,561.

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 Bernice is where you live.


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Bernice origin and meaning

Bernice is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means she who brings victory. To see famous people named Bernice, pop culture references for the name Bernice and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Bernice

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

Berniece / Berenice / Berneice / Beronica / Burnice / Berenise / Brinkley / Brianca / Berenis / Bernestine /

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
20123022
20112814
20102374
20092204
20081951
20072088
20062103
20051886
20041827
20031910
20021908
20011661
20001697
19991457
19981447
19971449
19961455
19951352
19941205
19931301
19921216
19911188
19901137
19891100
19881054
19871026
19861185
1985982
1984963
19831036
1982929
1981892
1980906
1979927
1978836
1977859
1976618
1975697
1974604
1973588
1972573
1971545
1970516
1969493
1968470
1967438
1966428
1965387
1964374
1963360
1962342
1961342
1960318
1959318
1958302
1957283
1956266
1955257
1954248
1953235
1952228
1951210
1950206
1949197
1948185
1947171
1946179
1945157
1944147
1943143
1942137
1941133
1940122
1939116
1938112
1937104
193695
193590
193483
193383
193271
193163
193058
192955
192853
192749
192645
192546
192447
192343
192241
192139
192040
191942
191841
191742
191642
191542
191443
191345
191251
191151
191058

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1997
Florida2028
California2561

Even more about Bernice


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 Bernice 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 Bernice?

2 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
1921
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Bernice
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 74,382
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +19

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