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Gender: Male Meaning of Humbert: "renowned warrior" Origin of Humbert: German

The name Humbert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "renowned warrior". Humbert and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Authentic French Generation CAF".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Humbert

Saint Humbert of Maroilles, Frankish abbot
Humbert I-III, Counts of Savoy
Humbert I and II, Dauphins de Viennois
Humbert V de Beaujeu, Constable of France
Humbert of Silva Candida, French Benedictine abbot
Blessed Humbert of Romans, French Dominican friar
Humbert, bishop of Würzburg

Pop Culture References for the name Humbert

Humbert Humbert, pedophile main character in book/film "Lolita"
Baron Humbert von Gikkingen, a dapper cat in the animes "Whisper of the Heart" and "The Cat Returns"

Humbert's International Variations

Hunfrido, Hunfredo, Humbaldo, Humberto (Spanish) Umberto (Italian)


ambg Says:


Better stick with the alternate versions Umberto, Humberto, etc., 'cause that is one famous pedophile.