Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Godbert m. Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god 'god, deity' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

Austria
Latin
c1050 Gotapreht (nom) UrkStyria 57
Brabant
Latin
1312 Gobelinum (acc) JeanIII p. 29, Gobelinus (nom) ibid. p. 29
Czech Republic
Latin
1355 Goblyni (gen) chlumecky 99
Estonia
Middle Low German
1400 Gobele BbRT p. 342; 1416 Gobele ibid. p. 347; 1419 Ghobele ibid. p. 348; 1430 Gobel ibid. p. 354; 1434 Gobele ibid. p. 356; 1441 Gobel ibid. p. 363; 1442 Gobel ibid. p. 364
France
Latin
745 Godoberti (gen) CartStBert 1; 814 Godobertus (nom) StVdM-II A3; 1209 Gobertus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XCV; 1260 Guoberti (gen) ArrestReg-volI XXIII, Ascension; 1301 Goberti (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 204
1301 Gobini (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 200; 1378 Gobelini (gen) hanquetvol1 269, Gobelino (dat) ibid. 269, Gobini (gen) ibid. 2459
Old French
1301 Gobert (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 278; 1313 Gobert Paris1313 p. 61, Goubert ibid. p. 34
Middle French
1415[1469x1471] Gobert Waurin p. 226
1418 Gobin DdB1418 p. 203, HGParis p. 378, Godin DdB1418 p. 211; 1423 Gobin favier 206
Germany
Latin
720 Godobrectus (nom) OrkGZ no. 6; 1221 Godebertus (nom) hennes-vol1 59
1234 Gobelo (nom) hennes-vol1 89; 1266 Gobelo (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXI; 1267 Gobelino (abl) hennes-vol1 208; 1283 Gobelino (abl) ibid. 289; 1286 Gobelinus (nom) ibid. 302, Gobilinus (nom) ibid. 304; 1289 Gobelino (abl) ibid. 316; 1292 Gobele (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXXXIX; 1294 Goblino (abl) hennes-vol1 330; 1297 Gobelinus (nom) ibid. 333
Middle High German
1282 Gobele (nom) hennes-vol1 284
The Netherlands
Latin
838 Godeberti (gen) OrkGZ no. 33
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Godbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Godbert.