Bernadette Name Meaning and Origin

Bernadette is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Bernadette means “As Strong As A Bear”.


Bernadette Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Germanic”



Bernadette is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “ber + na + DET”


Bernadette Name Meaning:

Bernadette is a variant of Bernard, or Bernarda. Bernarda originates in Germanic languages and means “as strong as a bear”. Nowadays, Bernadette is much more popular than the original Bernarda or Bernardine. It is a feminine form of Bernard.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Bernadett, Bernardetta, Bernardette, Bernardita


Famous people with this name:

Saint Bernadette Soubirous, French mystic and visionary of Our Lady of Lourdes;

Bernadette Peters, American actress and singer;

Bernadette (Kraakman), Danish pop singer;

Bernadette Anne “Pixie” McKenna, Irish physician and TV presenter;

Bernadette Lafont, French actress;

Bernadette Chirac, wife of former French President Jacques Chirac;

Bernadette Dupont, French Senator;

Bernadette Bourzai, French Senator;

Bernadette Yao, American actor;

Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, English actress;

Shona Bernadette McGarty, English actress;

Sinead Marie Bernadette O’Connor, Irish singer-songwriter




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