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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Wigbert m. Old Saxon, Old English wig, Old High German wīc 'war, battle' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

The name of a 7th C Anglo-Saxon saint, an 8th C English saint, and a 10th C French saint.

1067x74 Guibbertus (nom) CartNDSaintes XIII; 1121 Guiberto (abl) CartNDJosaphat IX; 1147x58 Wibertus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 35; 1147x1162 Wibertus (nom) ibid. 55; 1162 Wibertus (nom) ibid. 40; 1163 Guiberto (abl) ibid. 104; 1179 Guiberti (gen) ibid. 177, Guibertus (nom) ibid. 178, Wiberti (gen) ibid. 176, Wibertus (nom) ibid. 176; 1273 Guiberti (gen) NDParisII 2-XLIII; 1301 Vibertus (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 210; 1378 Guiberti (gen) hanquetvol1 157
Old French
1296 Guibert paris1296 p. 35; 1313 Guibert Paris1313 p. 45
Middle French
1418 Guibert HGParis p. 386; 1421 Guibert favier 593; 1423 Guibert ibid. 157; 1588 Guibert raymond1588 p. 569
1418 Guibelot HGParis p. 379
822x875 Wybert (abl) TradCorb §106; 905 Wichbertum (acc) HambUrk-vol1 XXVI; 967 Wigbertum (acc) ibid. XLIII; 983 Uuigberhtum (acc) ibid. XLVI; 1103 Wibertus (nom) quix-vol1 62; 1224 Wibertus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 VIII
1169 Wibertus (nom) SDE3 III
1150 Wibertus (nom) CartHaut 4; 1161 Wiberto (abl) ibid. 11; 1163 Wibertus (nom) ibid. 13
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Wigbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 3.