What does Wilbert mean?
Wilbert /wil-bert/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced WIL-bert. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilbert is "bright will". Used occassionally in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Affiliated boy name: Bert.Kreatif forms: Wabert, Wawilbert, Wilbertwa. [more]
How popular is Wilbert?
Wilbert is a very popular first name for males (#402 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#10355 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Wilbert for boys. Wilbert reached its highest rank of #190 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Wilbert and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Wilbert are Wilburn, Wilbur, Wilber and Bert. Usage of these boy names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.7082%) and is now significantly lower, with the versions Bert, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur and Wilburn falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Wilbert▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ailbert, Albert▼ and Elbert▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Dilbert, Filbert, Gilbert▼ and Wolfert. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wilbert.