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Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. FEE-LEE-BEHR
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Meaning & History

Early variant of FILIBERT altered by association with Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover". This was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint. Another famous bearer was Philibert de l'Orme (1510-1570), a French Renaissance architect.

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VariantPhilbert
Other Languages & CulturesFilibert(Ancient Germanic) Filbert(Eastern African) Filibert(German) Filiberto(Italian)

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