GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AHZ-b…ôrt   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and beorht "bright". After the Norman conquest, this Old English name was merged with a Norman cognate. It was rare in the Middle Ages, and eventually died out. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ansobert (Ancient Germanic), Osberht (Anglo-Saxon)