Name: Egbert

Origin and Meaning of the Name Egbert

  • Meaning:
    Shining sword
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Shining sword
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (EG burt)
  • Form of:
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Miscellaneous Info for Egbert

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic 'agj' meaning 'point', 'sharp point', 'sharp sword' and 'brecht' or 'bert' meaning 'shining', 'famous'. This results in the meaning 'shining sword'. Name of an English saint and bishop, and of a king of the house of Wessex in the 7th and 9th century respectively.

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