Ethelberta - Meaning of Ethelberta

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[ syll. et-hel-ber-ta, eth-elbe-rta ] The baby girl name Ethelberta is pronounced as EH-THihLBEHRTAH †. Ethelberta is used mostly in English and it is of Old English origin. The name Ethelberta means nobly famous. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'aethel' and 'beorht' with the meanings noble, honorable and bright, famous respectively. The name was borne by a central character in Thomas Hardy's novel The Hand of Ethelberta (1876).

See also the related categories, english, noble, and bright.

Ethelberta is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Ethelberta is the name Edilberta.

† approx pronunciation for Ethelberta: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"



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