Berney Family History
Berney Name Meaning
English: variant of Burney . Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna ‘son of Biorna’. See Burney 2 and McBurney . French: from a derivative of the personal name Bernard or any other name composed of the ancient Germanic element ber(n) ‘bear’. Jewish (American): from a derivative of the Yiddish personal name Ber .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press