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What does Philbert mean?

Philbert Pronunciation of Philbert [philbert] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Philbert means "very bright". Philbert is an alternate spelling of Filbert (Old German). Philbert is also a form of Fulbright (Old German).

Associated with: bright.


Philbert has 3 variants: Filberte, Fulbert and Phillbert.

2 more different relations via Filbert, Fulbright: Filberto and Philibert.

Creative forms:
(male) Iphilbert, Pellbert, ..

(female) Philant, Philer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Philbert Gregorio (P.G.), ..

How popular is Philbert?

Philbert is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#39304 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Philbert was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #1911 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adalbert, Adelbert, Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Calbert, Colbert, Culbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Eilert, Elbert, Ethelbert, Gilbert, Gilberto, Gilburt, Guilbert, Halbert, Hulbert, Hurlbert, Seibert, Shubert, Talbert, Thorbert, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilberto and Wilburt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Philbert.

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