Usage: Bernadette, of basque origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Bernadette are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Bernadette across the world, see Bernard.
Meaning: Bear brave, Brave as a bear
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
Qualities: Practical, Dependable
Ruling planet: Uranus
Colors: Blue, Gray
The name Bernadette is ranked on the 710th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 808800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.012% of the population. The name Bernadette has ten characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Bernadette for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Bernadette is 18 February.
History and Origin
French: feminine diminutive of Bernard. Its use in Britain and Ireland is almost exclusively confined to Roman Catholics;, who take it in honour of St Bernadette Soubirous (1844–79), a French peasant girl who had visions of the Virgin Mary and uncovered a spring near Lourdes where miraculous cures are still sought.
Cognate: Italian: Bernardetta.
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