Humbert Origin and Meaning
The name Humbert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "renowned warrior".
A name with two strong literary associations, one overwhelmingly negative -- Lolita's pedophilic narrator Humbert Humbert -- and one positive, in the preferable European version: Italian author Umberto Eco.
Lists containing Humbert
Famous People Named Humbert
- Saint Humbert of MaroillesFrankish abbot
- Humbert IIII, Counts of Savoy
- Humbert I and IIDauphins de Viennois
- Humbert V de BeaujeuConstable of France
- Humbert of Silva CandidaFrench Benedictine abbot
- Blessed Humbert of RomansFrench Dominican friar
- Humbertbishop of Würzburg
Humbert in Pop Culture
- Humbert Humbertpedophile main character in book/film "Lolita"
- Humbert von Gikkingena dapper cat in the animes "Whisper of the Heart" and "The Cat Returns"