GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
Meaning & History
Early variant of FILIBERT altered by association with Greek φιλος (philos) "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint. Another famous bearer was Philibert de l'Orme (1510-1570), a French Renaissance architect.
Related Names
VARIANT: Philbert
OTHER LANGUAGES: Filibert (Ancient Germanic), Filibert (Dutch), Filibert (German), Filiberto (Italian)