Bernadette: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Bernadette

The French feminine form of the male name Bernard, meaning "brave bear." Sounds cute, but just wait until little Bernadette misses a nap and that bear-like quality turns fierce.

Nicknames:

Bern, Bernie.

Famous people named Bernadette:

Actresses Bernadette Peters, Bernadette Yao, and Bernadette Lafont; singer Bernadette Kraakman; French senators Bernadette Dupont and Bernadette Bourzai.

Fun fact:

Singer Sinead O'Connor's full name is Sinead Marie Bernadette O'Connor.

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