Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bernwald m. Old High German, Old Saxon bero 'bear' + Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power, authority'.

The name of an 11th C Dutch saint.

France
Latin
c823 Bernoldus (nom) irminon-vol2 94, Ved
Middle French
1572 Beronald RegPCC-1 p. 491
Latvia
Latin
1287 Bernoldus (nom) RigSB 125
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bernwald". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Bernwald.