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Herbie

What does Herbie mean?

Herbie Pronunciation of Herbie [her-bie] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Herbie is "illustrious warrior". Herbie is an alternate spelling of Herbert (Old German).

Associated with: warrior.

Variations

2 different relations via Herbert: Bertie and Herb.

Creative forms:
(male) Helbie, Henbie, ..

(female) Herdia, Hertia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Herbie Sheldon (H.S.), ..

How popular is Herbie?

Herbie is a rare first name for men. Herbie is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Herbie entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1558 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bertie, Herb and Herbert (#1868 from current records) are the prominent alternative forms of Herbie. Usage of these relations of Herbie was more pronounced a century ago (average #1199) and is now much reduced, with the version Herbert becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Herbie, Bertie, Herb, Herbert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Herbie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berkie, Bernie, Corbie, Darbie, Derbie, Derrie, Ferdie, Fergie, Gerrie, Harbin, Harlie, Harrie, Harve, Harvee, Harvie, Hecie, Heckie, Heinie, Henlie, Herin, Hermie, Hermite, Herne, Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrik (see Herrick), Herv (see Harvey), Herve, Hervey, Hewie, Hobie, Hubie, Jerrie, Kelbie, Kerbie, Kerrie, Kirbie, Percie, Perrie, Terrie and Welbie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Herbie.

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