Gender: Female Meaning of Bernadine: "brave as a bear" Origin of Bernadine: German

The name Bernadine is a girl's name of German origin meaning "brave as a bear". Bernadine and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

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As dated as the old Pat Boone song.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


This is lovely. I like Bernadette too, and the nickname Bernie for either name.

freddiethepink Says:


I love Bernadine with the nn Birdie! So cute.