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Gender: Male Meaning of Norbert: "renowned northerner" Origin of Norbert: German

The name Norbert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "renowned northerner". Norbert and is often added to lists like Names No Boy May Be Cool Enough For and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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This one comes with a sign on it reading "Kick me".

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Famous People Named Norbert

Saint Norbert of Xanten, German founder of the Premonstratensian order
Norbert Leo Butz, American stage and screen actor
Norbert Wiener, American mathematician
Norbert Putnam, American record producer
Norbert Michelisz, Hungarian racing driver
Nobert Brodine, American cinematographer
Norbert Elias, German-British sociologist
Norbert Lammert, 12th President of the Bundestag
Norbert Röttgen, German politician

Pop Culture References for the name Norbert

Norbert/Norberta, the aggressive Norwegian Ridgeback dragon from the "Harry Potter" series
Samuel Norbert Avery, deceased son of April and Jackson on "Grey's Anatomy"

Norby, Berty, Bertie, Bert, Norberto, Norbie


sometimeschessie Says:


Nn Bert or Nory. I think this can be done.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I can only think of Hagrid's dragon.

dannilynnalexis Says:


There is a man at my work that has this name. He mostly goes by Bert though.

NaomiNY Says:


This was my maternal grandfather's name. R.I.P., Pop-Pop