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Meaning & History

Germanic name composed of the elements wald "rule" and beraht "bright". This was the name of a 7th-century French saint (called Valbert or Gaubert in French).
Other Languages & CulturesWob, Wubbe Dutch Gaubert French Wob, Wobbe, Wubbe Frisian Gualberto Italian Gualberto Portuguese

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1501
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute