Willibrord - Meaning of Willibrord

What does Willibrord mean?

[ syll. wi-(l)li-bror(d), wil-libro-rd ] The baby boy name Willibrord is pronounced as WIHL-ihBR-RD †. Willibrord is used chiefly in the English and German languages, and its origin is Old English. A two-element biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'willa' meaning will ; 'brord' spear, pike. The name was borne by Saint Willibrord (658-739), who is known as the 'Apostle to the Frisians'.

Wilibrord (English and German variant spelling) is a form of Willibrord.

See also the related categories, spear (warrior), english, apostle (teacher), biblical, and german.

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

Baby names that sound like Willibrord include Wilibrord, Walberto, Walford, Walforde, Walfred, Walfrid, Walfried, Walfryd, Wallford, Wallforde, Wallfrid, Wallfried, Wallfryd, Welford, Wellford, Wilbart, Wilbert, Wilburt, Wilfride, and Wilfried.

† approx pronunciation for Willibrord: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; 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)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"



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