Meaning and name origin
Delbert \d(e)-lbe-rt, del-bert\ as a boy's 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Dell.
Delbert is a very popular first name for males (#377 out of 1220, Top 31%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#47739 out of 88799, Top 54%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Delbert for boys. Delbert reached its highest rank of #166 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Delbert and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Albert (#436), Dell, Delbert, Bert, Adelbert and Bertie. (2014 statistics).