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Gender: F Meaning of Berenice: "she who brings victory" Origin of Berenice: Greek

A name with a surprising amount of history--it was the name of the wife of Ptolemy I of Egypt, occurs in the New Testament, and belonged to a fourth century saint. In the US, it has long been spelled and pronounced Bernice. Nicknames include Bernie, Berry, Binnie and Bunny.

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Famous People Named Berenice

Berenice (born Bernice) Abbott, American photographer
Berenice Bejo, French actress who starred in "The Artist"
Berenice Marlohe, French actress who played Bond girl Severine in "Skyfall"
Berenice IV, sister of Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of Egypt

Pop Culture References for the Name Berenice

Usual English pronunciation: bare-uh-NY-see
Berenice Sadie Brown, black cook with a blue glass eye, married four times, in 'The Member of the Wedding' (1946) by Carson McCullers
Berenice, whose brightly white teeth are drawn by Egaeus while she is in a trance, in Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'Berenice' (1840)
Variation of Ancient Greek Berenike, from the name Pherenike.

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