The masculine given name Bernard and its variations are of West Germanic origin. The meaning of the name is from a Germanic compound Bern-hard meaning "bear-hardy/brave/strong", or "hardy/brave/strong as a bear". Bern- is the old form of bear, from West Germanic *beran-.
Bernhard is baby boy name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is . Bernhard name meanings is Bold, hearty, brave, strong. Other similar sounding names can be Bernard, Benno.