Meaning of Bernita
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Bernita has the following meaning:
As bold as a bear. Like Bernadette, and Bernetta, this name originates from the name Bernard, which is derived from a combination of German root words meaning "bear" and "brave". Bears (no pun intended) the same meaning in French. Saint Bernadette (born Marie-Bernada Sobiros) is credited with sighting of the apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Bernita is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Bernita in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Bernita is pronounced as ber-nee-tah
The following names are baby names related to Bernita and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Bernita: Boys - Claud
, Girls - Afton
, Both genders - Emory
Popular Variants for the name Bernita:
The name Bernita is itself a variant of Bernard
Common nicknames for the name Bernita are: Bertie
We think the name Bernita should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Bernita to be: A beautiful and imaginative woman
In one word, you might describe Bernita as a(n) "beautiful
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