Bernhof

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Norwegian name derived from a German surname, which originally is a German place name meaning 'bear farm' or 'bear head' [1] [2]

Brown Bear us fish.jpg
Bear
Image by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service,[3]
licensed as public domain

Related Names

Bernhof
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Norwegian

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 19th century [1]

Since 1970 it is not allowed to use Bernhof as a first name in Norway anymore because originally it is a surname [1]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Nord-Noreg [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Bernhof.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Hans Bahlow: Deutsches Namenlexikon (1967)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, source & license
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi