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Bernadette

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< 1k Bernd (German)
< 1k Berend (German)

How popular is the baby name Bernadette in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 5 5 0
1882 6 6 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 12 12 0
1888 16 16 0
1889 23 23 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 26 26 0
1894 32 32 0
1895 40 40 0
1896 49 49 0
1897 41 41 0
1898 48 48 0
1899 51 51 0
1900 47 47 0
1901 45 45 0
1902 53 53 0
1903 56 56 0
1904 46 46 0
1905 46 46 0
1906 55 55 0
1907 62 62 0
1908 95 95 0
1909 93 93 0
1910 96 96 0
1911 92 92 0
1912 142 142 0
1913 183 183 0
1914 201 201 0
1915 256 256 0
1916 253 253 0
1917 269 269 0
1918 283 283 0
1919 303 303 0
1920 330 330 0
1921 356 356 0
1922 338 338 0
1923 359 359 0
1924 348 348 0
1925 362 362 0
1926 368 368 0
1927 373 373 0
1928 371 371 0
1929 328 328 0
1930 323 323 0
1931 288 288 0
1932 314 314 0
1933 394 394 0
1934 619 619 0
1935 394 394 0
1936 382 382 0
1937 336 336 0
1938 367 367 0
1939 353 353 0
1940 323 323 0
1941 329 329 0
1942 373 373 0
1943 655 655 0
1944 1,035 1,035 0
1945 1,016 1,016 0
1946 1,320 1,320 0
1947 1,252 1,252 0
1948 1,184 1,184 0
1949 1,142 1,142 0
1950 1,044 1,044 0
1951 991 991 0
1952 995 995 0
1953 913 913 0
1954 998 998 0
1955 963 963 0
1956 924 924 0
1957 989 989 0
1958 1,492 1,492 0
1959 1,393 1,393 0
1960 1,426 1,426 0
1961 1,207 1,207 0
1962 1,141 1,136 5
1963 1,025 1,020 5
1964 939 933 6
1965 910 910 0
1966 1,116 1,111 5
1967 1,225 1,217 8
1968 921 921 0
1969 842 836 6
1970 776 776 0
1971 746 739 7
1972 637 637 0
1973 612 606 6
1974 572 572 0
1975 545 545 0
1976 537 537 0
1977 560 553 7
1978 461 461 0
1979 461 461 0
1980 434 434 0
1981 380 380 0
1982 436 436 0
1983 371 366 5
1984 321 321 0
1985 268 268 0
1986 273 273 0
1987 288 288 0
1988 270 270 0
1989 235 235 0
1990 281 281 0
1991 237 237 0
1992 235 235 0
1993 215 215 0
1994 184 184 0
1995 174 174 0
1996 170 170 0
1997 158 158 0
1998 174 174 0
1999 151 151 0
2000 110 110 0
2001 125 125 0
2002 101 101 0
2003 99 99 0
2004 96 96 0
2005 91 91 0
2006 94 94 0
2007 74 74 0
2008 77 77 0
2009 77 77 0
2010 78 78 0
2011 63 63 0
2012 88 88 0
2013 95 95 0
2014 134 134 0
2015 152 152 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Bernadette baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,219 babies born with the name Bernadette in the United States. That's more than enough Bernadettes to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bernadette" was in 1958 with a total of 1,492 babies. (That's a lot of baby Bernadettes)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bernadette" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 25 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 434 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bernadette" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bernadette as well as things modernly associated with the name Bernadette such as celebrities named Bernadette.

Origin and Meaning of Bernadette

The name "Bernadette" is of French origin, and it means "Brave as a Bear". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters is an actress, singer, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Bernadette was born in 1948 as Bernadette Lazzara in Ozone Park, Queens, New York, United States.

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Bernadette Chirac

Bernadette was born in 1933 as Bernadette Therese Marie Chodron de Courcel in Paris, France.

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Bernadette Flynn

Bernadette was born in 1979.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Bernadette

Bernadette Birk
Bernadette Hanssen
Bernadette Protti
Bernadette Robi
Bernadette Stanis
Bernadette Birkett
Bernadette Soubirous
Bernadette Hernandez
Bernadette Meehan
Bernadette Song

Alternative Meanings

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for time, you give to friends.

T is for time, you give to friends.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Ettedanreb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nadetreteb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bernadette born Sep 12, 1991

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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