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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. NAWR-behrt(German, Polish)
NAWR-bərt(English, Dutch)
NAWR-BEHR(French)
NOR-behrt(Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

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

Sources & References

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

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