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Bear Meaning


What does Bear mean?

The name Bear is of American origin.

The meaning of Bear is "bear".

Bear is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bear.

The Given Name Bear

Bear appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Bear falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bear McCreary.

Bear Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,005 in baby name popularity for boys with 204 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,016 in baby name popularity for boys with 198 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Bear Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bear has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bear to other names.

Bear Related Names

The names Benno, Beorn, Ber, Bern are all forms of Bear.

Famous Bears

  • Bear McCreary ~ Musician

Bear Numerology

What will your new littleBear be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Bear are often lustrous and repentant but most of all they are read more >>

Bear Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bear in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bear.

Just for fun, see the name Bear in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bear in Nautical Flags page.