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Gender: Male Origin of Elbert: English variation of Albert Meaning of Albert: German, "noble, bright"

The name Elbert is a boy's name of English origin. Elbert and is often added to lists like Colonial Craftsmen Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a Sibset With Middles".

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Rocking out on the porch with buddies Hubert, Norbert, and Osbert.

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Famous People Named Elbert

Elbert Joseph "Bertie" Higgins, American singer-songwriter
Elbert Nostrand "Bert" Carvel, American politician, former governor of Delaware
Elbert Duncan Thomas, U.S. Senator from Utah
Elbert Henry Gary, co-founder of U.S. Steel
Elbert Lee Trinkle, American politician, former governor of Virginia
Elbert Green Hubbard, American writer and artist
Elbert Parr Tuttle, U.S. appellate court judge
Elbert Benjamine aka C.C. Zain, American astrologer and occultist

Pop Culture References for the name Elbert


CarolineGabrielle Says:


My great-great-great grandfather was named "Elbert," and I had never heard of it before. At first I thought it was a misspelling of "Albert." Funny how the English variation sounds more "foreign" to my ears than the German one.