Berenice

August 11, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
From Greek, meaning “bringer of victory”. Sometimes contracted to “Bernice”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Barrie, Bernelle, Bernice, Berri, Berrie, Berry, Beryl, Bunnie, Bunny, Nica, Nika, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika, Veronique, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Berenice Joy (called “Berry“), Georgie Gray’s friend, who is not a good influence, in A Little Country Girl (1885), by Susan Coolidge.

AUTHORS:
– Berenice Rubens (1928-2004), Welsh novelist.

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