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What does Norbert mean?

Norbert Pronunciation of Norbert as a boys' name is pronounced NOR-bert. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Norbert is "northern brightness". Saint Norbert (12th century) was a German saint.


ASSOCIATED WITH brightness, saint


VARIANTS Bert, Bertie, Berty, Norberto




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How popular is Norbert?

Norbert is a very prominent first name for men (#594 out of 1220, Top 49%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#73412 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Norbert reached its top rank of #222 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Bert, Bertie and Norberto are the popular variation forms of Norbert ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Norbert were favored by parents in the 1880s (USAGE OF 0.27%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Norbert, Bert, Bertie, Norberto in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abert, Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Aubert, Calbert, Colbert, Colvert, Corbet, Corbett, Couvert (see Covert), Covert, Culbert, Dagbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Ebert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Eckbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Egbert, Elbert, Fabert, Filbert, Fulbert, Gilbert, Halbert, Harbert, Herbert, Heribert, Hobart, Hobert, Hoebart, Hubert, Hulbert, Humbert, Hurlbert, Ingbert (see Inglebert), Lambert, Newbery, Nisbet, Nisbett, Normen, Norvel, Norvell, Norward, Norwell, Norwerd (see Norward), Obert, Osbert, Radbert, Robert, Roxbert, Seabert, Sebert, Seibert, Shubert, Talbert, Thorbert, Torbert, Wilbert and Wolfert. These names tend to be less frequently used than Norbert.

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