Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. UUN-BEHR(French)
HUWM-behrt(German)
HUM-bərt(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "bright warrior", derived from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to England, though it has always been uncommon there. It was borne by two kings of Italy (called Umberto in Italian), who ruled in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Related Names

VariantHunberct(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesUmberto(Italian) Humberto(Portuguese) Humberto(Spanish)
Surname DescendantHummel(German)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

France: March 25

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Entry updated February 28, 2019