Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Composed of the Old German elements ansi "god" and beraht "bright". It is a cognate of Osbert. This name was borne by a 7th-century Frankish saint, a bishop of Rouen.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOsbeorht, Osberht(Anglo-Saxon) Osbert(English)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 123.
Entry updated December 7, 2022