Submitted Surname Revision History

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10/14/2018, 2:25 AM Beautiful Victory
8/2/2016, 11:43 PM Alexis Ostergaard

Name Bernadotte
Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BERN-a-dot (Swedish)
Theme royal
Edit Status Status2a. listed usages are verified

Meaning & History

Possibly from the name of a historical province in Southern France named Béarn. This was originally a French non-noble surname. French general Jean Baptise Bernadotte (1763-1844) became the king of Sweden as Charles XIV John (Swedish: Karl XIV Johan) in 1818 and founded the current royal house in Sweden, House of Bernadotte.
Added 8/2/2016 by Alexis Ostergaard