Name Herbert - Meaning and origin

Name Herbert - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

For a boy to live with glory and brilliance, Herbert is the ideal name. Herbert means indeed "glorious soldier". It is a name of Germanic origin which consists of "hari" which means "army" and "behrt" which means "brilliant".


Among the many famous Herbert names are Herbert de Cherbury (philosopher and British diplomat), Herbert Léonard (French singer), Herbert von Karajan, born Heribert, Ritter von Karajan (conductor of Austrian origin), Herbert Geldhof (cartoonist of Belgian origin), Herbert Pagani (Italian singer) and Herbert Alexander Simon (American sociologist and economist).
Catholic and Orthodox believers celebrate Herbert of Derwentwater, a 7th century English hermit, a disciple of St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne.

His character :

Herbert displays a discreet charm and a strict, selective, direct and frank attitude. On the other hand, he is shy and suspicious. He is not devoid of sociability while being ambitious, active and voluntary.
Open, Herbert communicates easily with both difficult people and flexible personalities. He knows how to do it with everyone, even if it means being a little manipulative sometimes. Always willing to avoid conflicts, he also knows how to act with respect, tolerance, courtesy and objectivity.


Hébert, Herbrecht, Héribert

His party :

Herbert is celebrated on March 20th.

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