Names of the Week
Quote of the Week
"Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories."  More

Bernardo Meaning


What does Bernardo mean?

The name Bernardo is of Spanish and Italian origin.

The meaning of Bernardo is "bold as a bear".

Bernardo is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ber-nar-do.

The Given Name Bernardo

Bernardo is a form of Bernard. See Bernard for further details.

Bernardo is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Although unique, your little elegant Bernardo, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Bernardo falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bernardo Houssay, Bernardo of Corleone, and Bernardo of Offida.

Bernardo Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,294 in baby name popularity for boys with 140 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,400 in baby name popularity for boys with 125 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Bernardo sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Bernardo Name Popularity Page.

Bernardo Related Names

Bernardo is a form of Bernard.

The names Bernardetta, Bernardino, Bernardita are all forms of Bernardo.

Famous Bernardos

  • Bernardo Houssay ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1947
  • Bernardo of Corleone ~ Saint
  • Bernardo of Offida ~ Saint
  • Bernardo Scammacca ~ Saint
  • Bernardo Tolomei ~ Saint

Bernardo Numerology

What will your new littleBernardo 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 Bernardo are often strident and passionate but most of all they are read more >>

Bernardo Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bernardo.

Just for fun, see the name Bernardo 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 Bernardo in Nautical Flags page.