Bernhard is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Bernhard Weiss (police executive)
Bernhard Henrik Crusell (15 October 1775 – 28 July 1838) was a Swedish-Finnish clarinetist, composer and translator, "the most significant and internationally best-known Finnish-born classical composer and indeed, — the outstanding Finnish composer before Sibelius ".
Bernhard Proskauer (8 January 1851, Ratibor – 24 July 1915, Berlin ) was a German chemist and hygienist.
Bernhard Bagnoud (born 10 February 1932) was a Swiss ice hockey player who competed in the 1956 Winter Olympics.