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Name Herbert

Origin:From Old High German words for army, warrior and brightTools:

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Languages of use:German, French, English
Saints:Heribert of Cologne
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Harbert, Egbert, Gebbert, Hartbert, Heriberto, Hubert, Humbert, Norbert, Rembert     Details
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About Herbert, the group of names with the same origin as Herbert

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name
 brought to England by the Normans
 known from Saint Heribert of Cologne (10th/11th century AD)
Words:heri = the army, the warrior  Old High German
 beraht = bright  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:9:Herbert Austria 2015,  653:Heriberto USA 1993
Old/original forms:Heribert Old High German
Name variants:Eriberto, Harbert, Haro, Harro, Herbert, Herbie, Heriberto   Sortable list   Details

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Austria prevalence 2015 9
England+Wales decadesGraph1934 73,  1924 46,  1914 25,  1904 21
Germany prevalence 2005 22
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 622,  1980-1989 421,  1960-1969 200
USA yearlyGraph2002 975,  2000 964,  1999 955,  1998 790,  1997 761,  1996 744,  1995 725,  1994 674,  1993 622
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