Given Name LAMBERT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: LAM-bert (German), LAHM-bərt (Dutch), LAHN-BER (French), LAM-bərt (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements landa "land" and beraht "bright". Saint Lambert of Maastricht was a 7th-century bishop who was martyred after denouncing Pepin II for adultery.
VARIANTS: Lammert (Dutch), Lamprecht, Landebert (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lamberto (Italian), Lambaer, Baer, Bèr (Limburgish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1005

Categories

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Entry updated May 31, 2018