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Egbert - Meaning of Egbert

What does Egbert mean?

[ 2 syll. eg-ber(t), egb-e-rt ] The baby boy name Egbert is pronounced as EHGBah-T †. Egbert is an English and German name of Old English origin. The meaning of the name is bright sword, famous swordsman. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'ecg' + 'beorht' which mean edge of a sword + bright, famous respectively. Ecgbryht (Old English) is an older form of Egbert. The name was borne by two 8th-century English saints, a 6th-century King of Kent, and a 9th-century king of Wessex. It was commonly in use as an Anglo-Saxon name and later survived the Norman Conquest. Its use declined by the end of the Middle Ages, before seeing a revival in the 19th century among other Old English names.

Egberte, Egbirt, Egbirte, Egburt, Egburte, Egbyrt, Egbyrte, Eibe (Dutch), and Eitel (Dutch and German) are variations of Egbert.

See also the related form, Eckbert (German).

See also the related categories, king, sword, norman, revival, bright (wise), saints (catholic), and german.

Egbert is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1909, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Egbert. It was #856 in rank then. The baby name has declined in popularity since then, and is currently of infrequent use. Within all boy names in its family, Egbert was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.

† Pronunciation for Egbert: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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