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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ENG-əl-behrt(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


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