Gender Masculine
Usage Frisian, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. /ˈʋi.bə/(Dutch)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Originally a Frisian short form of Wigberht (and other names starting with the Old German element wig meaning "war" and a second element beginning with b [1]).

Related Names

Feminine FormWiebke(Frisian)
Other Languages & CulturesWigberht(Anglo-Saxon) Wigbert(German) Wigberht, Wigbrand(Germanic) Wybert(Medieval English) Wīgaberhtaz(Old Germanic)


People think this name is

classic   informal   strong   strange   simple  


Sources & References

  1. Nederlandse Voornamenbank, entry Wibe, available from
Entry updated December 7, 2022