Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Berengaria f. Old High German, Old Saxon bero 'bear' + Old High German, Old Saxon gēr 'spear'.

The name of a 12th C queen consort of Castile, a 12th C queen consort of England, a 12th/13th C queen consort of Castile and Leon, a 13th C empress consort of Constantinople, and a 13th C queen consort of Denmark.

Fem. of Berengar.

France
Latin
c823 Bernegaria (nom) irminon-vol2 34, Wan
Old French
1313 Berangiere Paris1313 p. 42
Portugal
Latin
1209 Bereng. (dat) PHGCRP-I no. 10
Spain
Latin
1145 Berengaria (nom) AnnOPraem-2 col. ccccxxvi
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Berengaria". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Berengaria.