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pinWhat does Colbert mean?

Colbert /col-bert/ as a boys' name is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Colbert is "renowned, bright, famous". Introduced to Britain by the Normans.


Colbert has 4 variants: Cole, Colt, Colvert and Culbert.

Related boy name: Colby.

Kreatif forms: Cilbert, Conbert, Coobert. [more]

pinHow popular is Colbert?

Colbert is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1544 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Colbert (outside Top 1000) are Cole (#116 2 years ago), Colt (#339) and Colby (#428). These forms of Colbert reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2010 (average #233) and are somewhat less widespread today (#294, 7.9%). Cole is more universally found than the rest, although Colt appears to be becoming a favorite too. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Colbert and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Colby, Cole, Colt in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colby, Cole outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Colbert is alike in pronunciation to Calbert. Other suggested similar baby names are Calvert, Colburn and Colver. Like Colbert, these names are not commonly used.