When I hear this name I think of Norbert the dragon from Harry Potter. This name is unique and it works on both humans and animals.
Not as good as Norman but it's alright for an old man.
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I like this name.
Also Czech:
Norbert is my name & I am proud of it. In India this name is very rare, I love it because it is also of a German priest (A holy person ) and the short form can be Nobby, Bert, Nobz, Berto or Nob. Congratulations to all who share this name. From Nobby-Old Modi Khana-Camp-Pune 1, India(KSB Pumps Ltd.)
Norbert Nigbur is a former German international football player.The goalkeeper joined Gelsenkirchen's biggest club, FC Schalke 04, from tiny SV Gelsenkirchen 06 in 1966, playing 456 matches in the Bundesliga for Schalke and Hertha BSC in between 1966 and 1983, being the first first-team player from Schalke joining the club from Berlin after the Bundesligaskandal in 1970–71. His biggest success on club level was the DFB-Pokal trophy with hometown side Schalke 04 in 1972. In the 1980s and after the end of his last Schalke contract, Nigbur played for teams as VfB Hüls, Rot-Weiss Essen and FC Luthenberg outside the top two German divisions.
With 48 625 bearers, Norbert is the 30th most common masculine name in Hungary. (01/01/2016).
Hungarian pronunciation: NOR-bert.
Norbert Pearlroth (May 7, 1893 – April 14, 1983) was the primary researcher for the Believe It or Not! Cartoon panel from 1923 until 1975.
Norbert is not a nerdy name. It is a beautiful and strong name. I personally love it for my son. It is rather popular in Hungary.
While I also like Albert and Robert, Norbert is my favorite. It is popular in my country and have heard it at least once on a boy.
Norbert was the brother of Friedrich Burgmüller.
Norbert is the name of the blond beaver in the 90's cartoon "Angry Beavers". :D (But if I remember right he was often called Norb or Norbie).
Who would use this old-fashioned, ugly name anymore? I'm sure it sounded geeky even a hundred years ago.
Every time I hear this name, I laugh because it reminds me of the movie, Norbit, which is probably one of the funniest movies ever.
Norbert Wiener (1894-1964), American mathematician, was a notable bearer of this name.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Norbert here:
Nord is also French for north.
A famous bearer of this name is the American stage actor Norbert Leo Butz, who played in many musicals, most recently "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." He has also been in "RENT" and "Wicked."
Norbert was the name Hagrid gave to his pet dragon in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

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