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Bernice

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 59 59 0
1881 48 48 0
1882 57 57 0
1883 76 69 7
1884 83 83 0
1885 96 96 0
1886 135 135 0
1887 127 127 0
1888 162 157 5
1889 213 206 7
1890 237 229 8
1891 259 248 11
1892 304 299 5
1893 340 340 0
1894 395 389 6
1895 453 447 6
1896 498 489 9
1897 535 519 16
1898 628 619 9 #96 girl name
1899 523 515 8
1900 712 702 10 #96 girl name
1901 660 660 0 #86 girl name
1902 808 794 14 #81 girl name
1903 879 868 11 #77 girl name
1904 978 962 16 #75 girl name
1905 1,052 1,032 20 #74 girl name
1906 1,127 1,107 20 #66 girl name
1907 1,207 1,185 22 #65 girl name
1908 1,378 1,363 15 #61 girl name
1909 1,358 1,337 21 #62 girl name
1910 1,748 1,720 28 #58 girl name
1911 1,940 1,915 25 #51 girl name
1912 2,624 2,593 31 #51 girl name
1913 3,086 3,035 51 #45 girl name
1914 3,797 3,730 67 #43 girl name
1915 5,030 4,937 93 #42 girl name
1916 5,276 5,183 93 #42 girl name
1917 5,618 5,545 73 #42 girl name
1918 6,009 5,893 116 #41 girl name
1919 5,896 5,793 103 #42 girl name
1920 6,042 5,928 114 #40 girl name
1921 6,309 6,190 119 #39 girl name
1922 6,033 5,912 121 #41 girl name
1923 5,914 5,810 104 #43 girl name
1924 6,142 6,032 110 #47 girl name
1925 5,815 5,726 89 #46 girl name
1926 5,541 5,444 97 #45 girl name
1927 5,421 5,306 115 #49 girl name
1928 5,035 4,940 95 #53 girl name
1929 4,640 4,550 90 #55 girl name
1930 4,509 4,434 75 #58 girl name
1931 3,896 3,824 72 #63 girl name
1932 3,629 3,542 87 #71 girl name
1933 3,081 3,009 72 #83 girl name
1934 3,046 2,977 69 #82 girl name
1935 2,849 2,774 75 #90 girl name
1936 2,600 2,544 56 #95 girl name
1937 2,434 2,385 49
1938 2,330 2,287 43
1939 2,174 2,123 51
1940 2,138 2,089 49
1941 1,973 1,931 42
1942 2,016 1,964 52
1943 1,928 1,890 38
1944 1,694 1,658 36
1945 1,497 1,473 24
1946 1,494 1,469 25
1947 1,724 1,688 36
1948 1,507 1,489 18
1949 1,413 1,378 35
1950 1,322 1,301 21
1951 1,314 1,286 28
1952 1,235 1,211 24
1953 1,173 1,157 16
1954 1,096 1,074 22
1955 1,068 1,045 23
1956 1,058 1,036 22
1957 1,000 980 20
1958 905 887 18
1959 872 852 20
1960 883 871 12
1961 774 764 10
1962 773 761 12
1963 718 703 15
1964 668 652 16
1965 573 561 12
1966 488 472 16
1967 464 457 7
1968 431 421 10
1969 399 385 14
1970 384 376 8
1971 332 326 6
1972 301 290 11
1973 274 264 10
1974 269 262 7
1975 228 222 6
1976 260 255 5
1977 187 182 5
1978 189 184 5
1979 165 165 0
1980 176 176 0
1981 169 169 0
1982 180 174 6
1983 143 143 0
1984 157 157 0
1985 145 145 0
1986 107 107 0
1987 132 132 0
1988 140 140 0
1989 144 144 0
1990 150 145 5
1991 144 144 0
1992 138 138 0
1993 132 126 6
1994 137 137 0
1995 109 109 0
1996 116 116 0
1997 111 111 0
1998 100 100 0
1999 122 122 0
2000 97 97 0
2001 105 105 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 82 82 0
2004 86 86 0
2005 84 84 0
2006 81 81 0
2007 80 80 0
2008 85 85 0
2009 80 80 0
2010 66 66 0
2011 61 61 0
2012 47 47 0
2013 71 71 0
2014 65 65 0
2015 56 56 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Bernice baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 185,024 babies born with the name Bernice in the United States. That's more than enough Bernices to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 59 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bernice" was in 1921 with a total of 6,190 babies. (That's a lot of baby Bernices)

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bernice" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 84 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of 1,413 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Bernice

The name "Bernice" is of French origin, and it means "Brings Victory". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur is an actress, comedian, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1947 to 2008. Bea was born in 1923 as Bernice Frankel in New York, New York, United States.

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Beatrice Arthur

Beatrice Arthur is an actress, comedian, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1947 to 2008. Beatrice was born in 1923 as Bernice Frankel in New York, New York, United States.

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Shirley Ross

Shirley Ross is a singer, actor, and pianist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1927 to 1946. Shirley was born in 1913 as Bernice Maude Gaunt in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Bernice

Bernice Bobs Her Hair
Bernice Durst
Bernice Herstein
Bernice Novack
Bernice Burgos
Bernice Johnson
Bernice King
Bernice South Beach Tow

Alternative Meanings

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecinreb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iecrenb". 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 Bernice born May 24, 1933

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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 Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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