What does Delbert mean?
Delbert [del-bert] 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.
Affiliated boy name: Dell.Creative forms:
(male) Debert, Denbert, ..
(female) Delde, Deldri, .. Middle name pairings:
Delbert Clinton (D.C.), ..
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Delbert are Albert (#440 from current records), Alberto (#546), Dell, Elbert, Bert, Adelbert and Bertie. 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 (#1623, ▼95.7%), with versions such as Elbert becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.