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PronouncedPron.ENG-əl-bert German
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Meaning & History

Germanic name composed of the elements Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and beraht "bright". Saint Engelbert was a 13th-century archbishop of Cologne murdered by assassins.
VariantAngilberct Ancient Germanic

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 111

Categories

saints, victims
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute