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Cuthbert

Heart
English
"famous, brilliant"

Cuthbert Origin and Meaning

The name Cuthbert is a boy's name of English origin meaning "famous, brilliant".
Years ago we might have said that this name was unthinkable, but with old-fashioned names being so popular right now (consider Atticus, Leonidas, Arthur, Jasper, Augustus etc) what's to stop Cuthbert from becoming more wearable? Bertie is a cute (and very fashionable) nickname option for this grand old name.
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Lists containing Cuthbert

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Famous People Named Cuthbert

  • Saint Cuthbert6th,century hermit who became the bishop of Lindisfarne (an island off the coast of England); he was known for performing healing miracles, and had 72 churches dedicated to him
  • CuthbertLord Collingwood (1748,1810), British admiral during the Napoleonic Wars
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Cuthbert in Pop Culture

  • Cuthbert Helmsdalelustful Bishop of Melchester in Thomas Hardy's "Two on a Tower" (1882)
  • Cuthbert Clarea character in Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"
  • Matthew CuthbertMarilla Cuthbert, and Walter Cuthbert Blythe, characters in the "Anne of Green Gables" series by L.M. Montgomery
  • Cuthbert Binnsghost, History of Magic professor in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Cuthbert de Lancemain character in G. A. Henty's "Winning His Spurs"
  • Cuthbert Allgoodcharacter from Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series
  • Cuthbert Calculusa scientist in "Adventures of Tintin"
  • Cuthbert Rumboldfrom BBC's Are You Being Served?
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