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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LAM-behrt(German)
LAHM-bərt(Dutch)
LAHN-BEHR(French)
LAM-bərt(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements landa "land" and beraht "bright". Saint Lambert of Maastricht was a 7th-century bishop who was martyred after denouncing Pepin II for adultery.
VariantsLammert(Dutch) Lamprecht, Landebert(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesLamberto(Italian) Lambaer, Baer, Bèr(Limburgish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1005

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