Gender Masculine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɛɡ.bəɹt/(English) /ˈɛx.bərt/(Dutch)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "bright edge" from the Old English elements ecg "edge, blade" 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 & CulturesEcgberht(Anglo-Saxon) Eckbert(German) Ekkebert(Germanic)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange  

Name Days

Austria: April 24
Poland: April 24


Entry updated April 23, 2024