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What does Delbert mean?

Delbert Pronunciation of Delbert as a boys' name is pronounced DEL-bert. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Delbert is "day-bright". Also possibly a variant of Albert or Adelbert (Old English) "noble, bright". The variant Dilbert is the title of a popular comic strip.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, bright, old, noble, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Bert, Bertie, Dalbert, Dilbert


RELATIONS VIA ADELBERT, ALBERT Abert, Adalbert, Adelbert, Ailbert, Alberto, Alvert, Aubert, Elbert



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How popular is Delbert?

Delbert is a very prominent first name for males (#377 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#52608 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Delbert reached its apex position of #159 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delbert name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delbert outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Delbert are Albert (#452 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Alberto (#606), Adelbert, Bert, Bertie, Dell and Elbert. Other forms, like Ailbert, are uncommon. These forms of Delbert reached the apex of their popularity in the 1890s (AVERAGE #451) and are now significantly less common (#1632, 95.9%), with versions such as Bert becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delbert, Adelbert, Albert, Alberto, Bert in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bertie, Dell, Elbert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Albert outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Calbert, Calvert, Colbert, Colvert, Culbert, Dagbert, Dagobert, Decker, Deker, Dekker, Deleon, Delles, Delmar, Delmer, Delmont, Delmor (see Delmar), Delmore, Denbey, Dennet, Denver, Derbey, Derwent, Dexter, Ebert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Eckbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Egbert, Eilert, Engelbert, Ethelbert, Fabert, Filbert, Fulbert, Geert, Gellert, Gilbert, Gilburt, Giselbert, Guilbert, Halbert, Halburt, Harbert, Herbert, Heribert, Hobert, Hubert, Hulbert, Hulburt, Humbert, Hurlbert, Ingbert (see Inglebert), Ingelbert, Lambert, Norbert, Obert, Osbert, Philbert, Radbert, Robert, Roxbert, Seabert, Sebert, Seibert, Shubert, Talbert, Torbert, Wilbert, Wilburt and Wolfert. These names tend to be less commonly used than Delbert.

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