Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old English elements hun "bear cub" and beorht "bright", making it a cognate of Humbert. This name was borne by a 9th-century English saint.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHumbert(English) Humbert(French) Humbert(German) Humbert, Hunberht(Germanic) Umberto(Italian) Humberto(Portuguese) Humberto(Spanish)


Sources & References

  1. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 305.
Entry added December 7, 2022