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Gender Masculine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. EHG-bərt(English)
EKH-bərt(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Means "bright edge" from the Old English elements ecg "edge of a sword" and beorht "bright". This was the name of kings of Kent and Wessex as well as two English saints. The name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest but was revived in the 19th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEkkebert(Ancient Germanic) Ecgberht(Anglo-Saxon) Eckbert(German)

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Poland: April 24

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