Name: Engelbert

Origin and Meaning of the Name Engelbert

  • Meaning:
    Bright Angle
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ENG gul burt)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Engelbert)
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Miscellaneous Info for Engelbert

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  • Used in:
    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The first part of this composed Germanic name could well refer to the Germanic tribe the "Angle" - as to the Greek 'angelos' meaning 'courier' or 'angel'. The second part, '-bert', could be derived from Germanic beraht (bright, shining).

    Possible meanings could be 'bright angel', 'bright courier' or 'famous among his people (the Angle)'.
    It is the name of several saints.

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