Given Name NORBERT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: NAWR-bert (German, Polish), NAWR-bərt (English, Dutch), NAWR-BER (French), NOR-bert (Hungarian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements nord "north" and beraht "bright". This was the name of an 11th-century German saint who made many reforms within the church.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Norberto (Italian), Norbaer, Baer, Bèr, Nor (Limburgish), Norberto (Portuguese), Norberto (Spanish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1168

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Entry updated July 2, 2017