Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "bright victory", derived from Old English sige "victory" and beorht "bright" (a cognate of Siegbert). This was the name of a king of Wessex. The name fell out of use after the Norman Conquest.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSiegbert, Sigi(German) Sigibert(Germanic) Segiberhtaz(Old Germanic)

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Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
Entry updated December 7, 2022