Meaning of Barnard

Bar•nard

Pronunciation: (bär'närd, -nurd for 1 bär'nurd for 2–5), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1922, South African surgeon: performed first successful human-heart transplant 1967.
  2. 1809–89, U.S. educator and advocate of higher education for women: president of Columbia University 1864–89.
  3. 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor.
  4. 1811–1900, U.S. educator.
  5. a male given name.
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