Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FEE-LEE-BEHR(French)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Early variant of Filibert altered by association with Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover". A famous bearer was Philibert de l'Orme (1510-1570), a French Renaissance architect.

Related Names

VariantsPhilbert(French) Filibert(Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesFiliberto(Italian) Filiberto(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex  


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 505.
Entry updated December 7, 2022