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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Berenice

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From Ancient Greek (Doric) Βερενίκη (Bereníkē, “bringer of victory”), (Ionic Φερενίκη (Phereníkē)), from φέρω (phérō, “to bear, to carry, to bring”) + νίκη (níkē, “victory”).

  1. A female given name, notably of ancient queens of Egypt.

Berenice was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Italian

Notable Persons Named Berenice

Bérénice Marlohe is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Bérénice was given the name Bérénice Lim Marlohe on May 19th, 1979 in Paris. Bérénice is also known as Marlohe, Bérénice (French); Marlohe, and Bérénice Lim (birth name).

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She was most active from 1993 to present. Bérénice was born on July 7th, 1976 in Buenos Aires.

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Berenice Abbott was an artist in the field of photography. Berenice was given the name Bernice Abbott on July 17th, 1898 in Springfield, Ohio. She passed away on December 9th, 1991.

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Berenice I is a monarch. She holds the title Queen of Egypt and QueenofEgypt.

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Berenice II is a monarch. She holds the title Queen of Egypt and QueenofEgypt.

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Berenice was born on September 6th, 1918. She passed away on November 8th, 1950.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 8 8 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 12 12 0
1889 20 20 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 23 23 0
1894 23 23 0
1895 23 23 0
1896 29 29 0
1897 23 23 0
1898 37 37 0
1899 25 25 0
1900 29 29 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 29 29 0
1903 36 36 0
1904 25 25 0
1905 21 21 0
1906 26 26 0
1907 28 28 0
1908 35 35 0
1909 30 30 0
1910 32 32 0
1911 46 46 0
1912 60 60 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 54 54 0
1915 104 104 0
1916 97 97 0
1917 95 95 0
1918 89 89 0
1919 83 83 0
1920 89 89 0
1921 68 68 0
1922 51 51 0
1923 72 72 0
1924 70 70 0
1925 56 56 0
1926 49 49 0
1927 55 55 0
1928 33 33 0
1929 27 27 0
1930 27 27 0
1931 17 17 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 26 26 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 14 14 0
1937 18 18 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 17 17 0
1941 19 19 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 13 13 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 5 5 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 8 8 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 9 9 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 21 21 0
1975 20 20 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 38 38 0
1978 26 26 0
1979 29 29 0
1980 48 48 0
1981 51 51 0
1982 64 64 0
1983 55 55 0
1984 63 63 0
1985 71 71 0
1986 79 79 0
1987 81 81 0
1988 111 111 0
1989 164 164 0
1990 152 152 0
1991 202 202 0
1992 242 242 0
1993 306 300 6
1994 268 268 0
1995 331 326 5
1996 281 281 0
1997 236 236 0
1998 282 282 0
1999 263 263 0
2000 276 276 0
2001 308 308 0
2002 274 274 0
2003 281 281 0
2004 231 231 0
2005 235 235 0
2006 252 252 0
2007 204 204 0
2008 192 192 0
2009 228 228 0
2010 147 147 0
2011 109 109 0
2012 129 129 0
2013 102 102 0
2014 73 73 0
2015 58 58 0
2016 89 89 0
2017 89 89 0

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Popularity of Berenice as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Berenice

  • How Popular is the name Berenice? Berenice is the 2,658th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Berenice have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,106 babies born with the first name Berenice in the United States. That's more than enough people named Berenice to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Berenice? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Berenice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Berenice is Wednesday, November 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Berenice born? The highest recorded use of the first name Berenice was in 1995 with a total of 326 babies.
  • Random Berenice Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Berenice is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Berenice: Your name in reverse order is Ecinereb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cerebnei. How do you pronounce that?

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