Bernadette

Origin/Usage
Germanic
EDITOR LISTS
Old Fashioned
Pronunciation
ber-na-DET
Meaning
As strong as a bear

More info about the name "Bernadette"

Can you guess who made this name popular? It’s Howard’s girlfriend from the show “Big Bang Theory”.Can you guess who made this name popular? It’s Howard’s girlfriend from the show “Big Bang Theory”.Bernadette is a variant of Bernard, or Bernarda. Bernarda originates in Germanic languages and means "as strong as a bear". It is a feminine form of Bernard. Nowadays, Bernadette is much more popular than the original Bernarda or Bernardine.

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'Bernadette' in Movies

The Big Bang Theory

Bernadette Rostenkowski

Weird Science (1985)

(as Anne Bernadette Coyle)

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