Meaning and Origin of Filbert - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Filbert

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Horse lover

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and German : from the medieval personal name, composed of the Germanic elements fila ‘much’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.
  • In some cases the name may be of French origin, a variant of Filibert, cognate with 1.