Given Name BRECHT

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Dutch

Meaning & History

Short form of names containing brecht, often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright".
VARIANTS: Bob, Rob, Robbe
FEMININE FORM: Brechtje
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Adalbert, Albert, Albertus, Hrodebert, Hubert, Hubertus, Hugubert, Adalberht, Hrodpreht, Robert (Ancient Germanic), Æðelberht, Æþelbeorht (Anglo-Saxon), Roparzh (Breton), Albert (Catalan), Robert (Croatian), Robert (Czech), Albert, Robert (Danish), Albert, Ethelbert, Hubert, Al, Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Delbert, Rob, Robbie, Robby, Robert, Robin, Rupert (English), Alpertti, Altti, Pertti, Roope, Roopertti (Finnish), Albert, Aubert, Hubert, Robert (French), Abbe, Abe (Frisian), Alberte (Galician), Adalbert, Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht, Hubert, Hubertus, Bert, Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht (German), Albert, Róbert, Robi (Hungarian), Albert, Róbert (Icelandic), Roibeárd (Irish), Adalberto, Alberto, Uberto, Berto, Roberto (Italian), Roberts (Latvian), Albaer, Hoebaer, Baer, Bèr (Limburgish), Albertas, Robertas (Lithuanian), Hob, Hopkin (Medieval English), Albert, Robert (Norwegian), Adalbert, Albert, Hubert, Robert (Polish), Adalberto, Alberto, Roberto (Portuguese), Albert, Robert (Romanian), Albert, Robert (Russian), Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart (Scottish), Róbert (Slovak), Robert (Slovene), Adalberto, Alberto, Berto, Roberto, Ruperto (Spanish), Albert, Robert, Robin (Swedish)