Filbert is an English boy name, which has 7 letters.
Filbert is a masculine name of Germanic origin, derived from the Old High German elements "vil" meaning "desire" and "beraht" meaning "bright". It is also a type of nut, which is also derived from the Old High German words.
Alternate Meaning Brilliant
Origin or Current Usage English
'Filbert' is a name that has origins in several cultures and languages. In English, the name 'Filbert' is derived from the Old English word 'Filebeorht', which means 'bright/famous' or 'bright/illustrious'. This name was commonly given to boys during the medieval times. It was also used as a surname and to name certain places. In German, the name 'Filbert' is a variant of the name 'Philipp', which is derived from the Greek name 'Philippos'. 'Philippos' is composed of the elements 'philein', meaning 'to love', and 'hippos', meaning 'horse', giving the overall meaning of 'lover of horses'. This Germanic variant of the name 'Phillip' became popular in the English-speaking world during the 19th century when names from various cultures were adopted. Additionally, 'Filbert' is a variant of the French name 'Philibert', which has roots in Germanic languages. The name 'Philibert' is a combination of 'philein', meaning 'to love', and 'beraht', meaning 'bright', resulting in the interpretation 'bright/loved'. This name has been used by French royalty in the past. Overall, the name 'Filbert' has a rich history and can carry varying meanings depending on the cultural or historical context of its usage.
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