Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Berna f. Old English bera, *beorn, Old High German, Old Saxon bero 'bear', Old Norse bjǫrn 'bear'.

Italy
Latin
1348 Perna (nom) INP 21, Pernam (acc) ibid. 22, Perne (dat) ibid. 21
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Berna". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Berna.