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PronouncedPron.AHZ-bərt
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and beorht "bright". After the Norman conquest, this Old English name was merged with its Norman cognate. It was rare in the Middle Ages, and eventually died out. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
Other Languages & CulturesAnsobert Ancient Germanic Osberht Anglo-Saxon

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A Song of Ice and Fire characters, gods, light
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute