"bright edge of a sword"

Egbert Origin and Meaning

The name Egbert is a boy's name of Anglo-Saxon origin meaning "bright edge of a sword".
Egbert still suffers somewhat from being used as a stereotypical name for nerds and aristocrats. It would be a surprising choice, but with its edgy meaning and dusty charm, possibly it's so beyond cool that it's...actually kind of cool?

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Famous People Named Egbert

  • EgbertKing of Wessex
  • EgbertArchbishop of Trier
  • Egbert I and IIMargraves of Meissen
  • Egbert van der PoelDutch Golden Age painter
  • Egbert Ten EyckU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Egbert Anson Van AlstyneAmerican ragtime songwriter
  • Egbert Rolf "Erben" WennemarsDutch former speed skater
  • Egbert BensonU.S. Congressman and judge from New York
  • Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III aka Aloe BlaccAmerican singer
  • Egbert (or Ecgberht) Ethelingson of Ethelred the Unready of England
  • Egbert Roscoe Murrowbirth name of Edward R. Murrow, American newscaster

Egbert in Pop Culture

  • Egbert Helliboregrand wizard from TV series "The Worst Witch"
  • John Egbertcharacter from web comic "Homestuck"
  • Egberta rooster from the Nintendo game "Animal Crossing"
  • Egberta badger from the children's TV series "Poppy Cat"