Given Name FILIBERT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: FEE-lee-bert (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "much brightness" from the Germanic elements filu "much" and beraht "bright".

Categories

light, rare German, Tolkien characters
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Filbert (Eastern African), Philibert, Philbert (French), Filiberto (Italian)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 505
Entry updated July 2, 2017