a masculine name: dim. Herb, Bert
Origin of HerbertOld English Herebeorht, literally , bright army from here (see Harold) + beorht, bright
- 1593-1633; Eng. poet & clergyman
- 1859-1924; U.S. composer & conductor, born in Ireland
From the name Herbert.
- A male given name. In modern use partly transferred back from the surname.
- A patronymic surname.