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Bernat is a Catalan masculine first name. It comes from the Germanic male first name Berinhard, that means strong as a bear.[1] Bernat is a first name documented since the Middle Ages which gave name to the surname Bernat and that we also in surnames as Gimbernat (composed from Guillem and Bernat) and Masbernat, created from mas and the first name Bernat.[1]

Female versions are: Bernada; Bernadeta (diminutive)[1]

Bernat may refer to:


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  1. ^ a b c "Diccionari català-valencià-balear". Institut d'Estudis Catalans. 2002. Archived from the original on 26 August 2004. Retrieved 1 January 2016.