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What does Elbert mean?

Elbert Pronunciation of Elbert as a boys' name is pronounced El-bert. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elbert is "noble, bright". Variant of Albert. The source forms are Ethelbert and Adalbrecht.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble, bright



RELATED FORMS VIA ADALBRECHT, ALBERT, ETHELBERT Abert, Adalbert, Adelbert, Ailbert, Alberto, Albertus, Albrekt, Alvert, Aubert, Bert, Dalbert, Delbert, Elbrecht




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How popular is Elbert?

Elbert is a very prominent first name for men (#454 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#9656 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elbert reached its apex position of #151 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Elbert appearing in the Top 2000 are Albert (#452 A YEAR AGO), Alberto (#606), Adelbert, Albertus, Bert, Delbert and Ethelbert. Other forms, like Dalbert, are uncommon. These forms of Elbert were popular as baby names 128 years ago (USAGE OF 1.5%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 0.1%, 96%), with forms like Albert becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elbert, Adelbert, Albert, Alberto, Albertus in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert, Delbert, Ethelbert in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elbert is alike in pronunciation to Wilbert and Wilburt. Other recommended sound-alike names are Albern, Calbert, Colbert, Culbert, Dilbert, Eber, Eberdt (see Eberhard), Ebert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Eckbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Egbert, Eilert, Elder, Elford, Elger, Ellery, Elmer, Elvern, Erberto (see Herbert), Esbern, Evert, Ewert, Fabert, Filbert, Fulbert, Gilbert, Halbert, Hobert, Hubert, Hulbert, Obert, Osbert, Robert, Sebert, Talbert and Ulberto. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elbert.

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