Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bernwin m. Old High German, Old Saxon bero 'bear' biorn, bjorn, bjǫrn >> Old Icelandic bjǫrn 'bear' + Old High German wini 'friend'.

France
Latin
c823 Bernoinus (nom) irminon-vol2 93, Palatiolum; c1040 Barnoino (abl) StVdM-II 723; 1179 Barnuini (gen) clairvaux-12thc 178, Barnuinus (nom) ibid. 178
Italy
Latin
828 Pernuuin (nom) FRA-XXXL 12
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bernwin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Bernwin.