Given Name ENGELBERT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ENG-əl-bert (German)   [details]

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.
VARIANT: Angilberct (Ancient Germanic)

Sources & References

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