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Bernard Genealogy & History

Bernard is a descriptive name popular in Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Italy and Germany, with over 100 spellings ranging from Barnard to Bieratowicz. Derived from Old German "bern", meaning bear, and "hard", meaning brave, its perennial popularity grew with usage by two saints: St. Bernard of Menthon (923-1008) and St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153). English Bernard family history includes Westmoreland land grants by King William after the Norman invasion as well as dominion over Wexford and Waterford in Ireland after invasion under King Henry II. The first immigrant in American Bernard genealogy landed in Virginia in 1625. The Bernhard motto "virtus probata florebit" means "tried virtue will flourish".


Bernard Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Lewis Bernard-- --, 1916October ,1984LA
Bailey Bernard-- --, 1923June ,1987CA
Caffery Bernard-- --, 1926April 8,1999LA
Daily Bernard-- --, 1904January ,1983TX

Bernard Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Bernard-- --, 1901December ,1979West Stewartstown,NH
F Annella Bernard-- --, 1924December 2,1999Opa Locka,FL
Gabriel Bernard-- --, 1917February 2,2007Scott,LA
Hal Bernard-- --, 1923October 2,2001Carson,CA

Bernard Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Andrew BernardDonna SweeneyJune 14,2008Wake, NC
David BernardKaren HalbrookMay 28,1983Wake, NC
Joseph BernardAnnie ChristenburyJune 11,1949Wake, NC
Richard BernardRuth ThorneJune 14,1952Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Bernard

832nd: Crowley833rd: Gorman
834th: Ewing835th: Kessler
836th: Jarvis837th: Cooke
838th: McPherson839th: Byrne
840th: Riggs841st: Walls

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