Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bernwara f. Old High German, Old Saxon bero 'bear' + a derivative of Old Saxon waru, Old High German wara 'protection, watch'.

France
Latin
c823 Bernoara (nom) irminon-vol2 43
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bernwara". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Bernwara.