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Meaning of the name WigbertWiprechtWipertWiebe

[ syll. wi-(g)ber(t), wig-be-rt ] The baby boy name Wigbert is pronounced as WIHGB-erT †. Wigbert is largely used in the German language and its origin is Germanic. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'wig' meaning fighter, warrior ; 'berht' bright, famous. The name was borne by Saint Wigbert (670-747), an Anglo-Saxon Benedictine monk who was a disciple of Saint Boniface.

The name Wipert (German) and the name Wiprecht (German) are variant transcriptions of Wigbert.

See also the related form, Wiebe (Dutch, Frisian, and German).

See also the related categories, fighter (warrior), monk (hermit), bright (wise), disciple (follower), benedictine, and german.

Wigbert is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

† approx English pronunciation for Wigbert: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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