The surname Bernniey was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has held a
since ancient times.
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Notable amongst the family at this time was François Bernier (1625-1688), a French physician and traveler; Nicolas Bernier (1664-1734), a French composer; and Henri de Bernières (c.
1635-1700), born in Normandy
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Barnier, aged 24; settled in New Orleans in 1820; Jacob Barney settled in Salem/Massachusetts in 1635; James Barney settled in Virginia in 1650.