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Origin and popularity of the name BERNE


Berne : 1: French: from a short form of the personal name Bernard or any other name containing the ancient Germanic element ber(n) ‘bear’.2: Altered form of Swiss German Berni.3: English and Scottish: variant of Barne (see Barnes 2) or Burn.4: Irish: variant of Byrne.5: Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Bernard.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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