Bernice

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Biblical form of Berenice, from Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē).

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Bernice

  1. A female given name.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version)[1]: Acts 25:13:
      And after certain days king Agrippa and Bernice came unto Caesarea to salute Festus.
    • 1969 Coretta Scott King, My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, page 107:
      Later Martin said, "If we ever have another baby girl, I'm going to give her a simple name like Mary Jane." When we did have another daughter, we called her Bernice Albertine, after her two grandmothers. Not quite Mary Jane, but at least named for members of the family. In any case, she is known as Bunny,

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