Herbert definition

hʉrbərt
(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Herb, Bert.
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(person) 1593-1633; Eng. poet & clergyman.
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(person) 1859-1924; U.S. composer & conductor, born in Ireland.
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(slang, punk subculture) A working-class youth.
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A male given name. In modern use partly transferred back from the surname.
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A patronymic surname​.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
herbert
Plural:
herberts

Origin of herbert

  • From Old French Herbert, from Frankish *Hari-berct, from a Germanic source heri "army" + berht "bright".

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  • From the name Herbert.

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