Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bernswith f. Old English bera, *beorn, Old High German, Old Saxon bero, Old Norse bjǫrn 'bear' + Old English swīþ, Old Saxon swīth, Gothic swinþs from Proto-Germanic *swinþaz 'strong'.

The Netherlands
Latin
793 Bernsuide (gen) OrkGZ no. 14; 796 Bernsuide (gen) ibid. no. 16
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bernswith". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Bernswith.