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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GEHP-hart(German)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic element geb "gift" combined with hard "brave, hardy". Saint Gebhard was a 10th-century bishop of Constance.
VariantGebahard(Ancient Germanic)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 633

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