Name Element BERÔ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "bear (animal)" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesbera, beorn(Anglo-Saxon) bern(Frankish) bero, bern(Old High German) bjǫrn(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantsBjørn(Danish) Bear(English) Björn, Bjoern(German) Björn(Icelandic) Bjørn(Norwegian) Bjǫrn(Old Norse) Björn(Swedish) Ber(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantsBjörnsson(Icelandic) Björnsson(Swedish)
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Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 59.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 43.
Entry added December 7, 2022