[bahr-nahrd, -nerd for 1; bahr-nerd for 2–6]
Christiaan N(eethling) [kris-tyahn nit-ling] , 1922–2001, South African surgeon: performed first successful human-heart transplant 1967.
Edward Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. astronomer.
Frederick Augustus Porter, 1809–89, U.S. educator and advocate of higher education for women: president of Columbia University 1864–89.
George Gray, 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor.
Henry, 1811–1900, U.S. educator.
a male given name. Unabridged
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Barnard (ˈbɑːnɑːd)
1.  Christiaan (Neethling). 1923--2001, South African surgeon, who performed the first human heart transplant (1967)
2.  Edward Emerson. 1857--1923, US astronomer: noted for his discovery of the fifth satellite of Jupiter and his discovery of comets, nebulae, and a red dwarf (1916)

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Barnard Bar·nard (bär'nərd, bär-närd'), Christiaan Neethling. Born 1923.

South African surgeon who performed the first human heart transplant (1967).

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South African surgeon who performed the first successful human heart transplant in 1967.
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