Given Name GEBHARD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GEP-hart (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic element geb "gift" combined with hard "brave, hardy". Saint Gebhard was a 10th-century bishop of Constance.
VARIANT: Gebahard (Ancient Germanic)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 633

Categories

brave, gift, health, saints, strength
Entry updated July 2, 2017