Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Humbert m. Proto-Germanic *hūn 'bearcub' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

The name of a 7th C Frankish saint and a 9th C English saint.

Sometimes confused with Hubert.

Austria
Latin
928 Huniperht (nom) UrkStyria 18
France
Latin
11thC Humbertus (nom) StVdM-II 729, Umberti (gen) St-Barnard-Romans 135; 1007x1008 Humbertus (nom) DocMonSav p. 95; 1022 Humberto (dat) ibid. p. 98; 1038 Umbertus (nom) StVdM-II 721; 1052 Umberti (gen) St-Barnard-Romans no. 85; c1060 Umbertus (nom) StVdM-II 662; 1061 Humberti (gen) CartNDSaintes IV; 1066 Umbertus (nom) StVdM-II 698; 1073 Umbertum (acc) ibid. 707, Umbertus (nom) ibid. 707; 1082x87 Umbertus (nom) St-Barnard-Romans no. 120; 1083 Umberti (gen) ibid. no. 119; fin11thC Umberto (abl) ibid. no. 154, Umbertus (nom) ibid. no. 154; 1123 Umberti (gen) CartYonne1 CXXXVI, Umbertus (nom) ibid. CXXXVI; 1138x62 Humberti (gen) clairvaux-12thc 73, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 65, Hunberti (gen) ibid. 56; 1147 Humberti (gen) ibid. 14, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 14, Hunberto (abl) ibid. 15; 1147x62 Hunberti (gen) ibid. 55; 1155 Hunberti (gen) ibid. 30; 1163 Humberti (gen) ibid. 95; 1163–64 Humbertus (nom) ibid. 115; 1164 Humbertus (nom) ibid. 121; 1173 Humberti (gen) ibid. 151, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 152; 1177 Humbertus (nom) ibid. 165; 1179 Humberti (gen) ibid. 179, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 177; 1239 Humberti (gen) St-Barnard-Romans 382b; 1378 Humberto (dat) hanquetvol1 939, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 1275; 1465 Humberto (abl) MHCG2 232
1138x62 Humbertulus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 69
Old French
1335 Humbert (obl) HistHdVParis no. 2
Germany
Latin
963x1023 Humbert (nom) TradCorb §226; 1098 Humbertus (nom) quix-vol1 25; 1142 Hunpreht (nom) mairhofer I; 1283 Humberti (gen) hennes-vol1 285, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 285; 1401 humberto (dat) HD1401 no. 143
Italy
Latin
1096 Humbertus (nom) UrkStyria 88
Switzerland
Latin
2h12thC Vmberto (abl) CartChart 6; 1135x1185 Vmbertus (nom) ibid. 1; 1150 Humbertus (nom) CartHaut 4; 1155 Humbertus (nom) ibid. 6; 1163 Humberto (dat) ibid. 13, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 13; 1179 Hunbertum (acc) ibid. 24, Hunbertus (nom) ibid. 24; 1210 Humberti (gen) CartChart 4, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 4; 1220 Humberti (gen) CartHaut 37, Vmberti (gen) ibid. 36, Vmbertus (nom) ibid. 36; 1235 Umbertum (acc) CLC p. 36; 1239 Humberti (gen) CartHaut 43, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 43; 1377 Humberto (dat) MHCG2 464, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 464; 1378 Humberto (abl) ibid. 465, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 465; 1398 Humbertus (nom) Ob-SPVn (72); 1438 Humberto (abl) MHCG2 210, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 210; 1447 Humberti (gen) ibid. 217, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 217; 1453 Humbertus (nom) ibid. 222; 1466 Humberto (abl) ibid. 233; 1475 Humberto (dat) ibid. 239, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 237; 1476 Humbertum (acc) ibid. 243; 1478 Humberto (abl) ibid. 244, Humbertum (acc) ibid. 244, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 244; 1492 Humberto (abl) ibid. 251; 1493 Humberti (gen) ibid. 257, Humberto (abl) ibid. 256; 1494 Humberto (abl) ibid. 259, Humbertum (acc) ibid. 259, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 259; 1497/8 Humberto (abl) ibid. 263; 1500 Humberto (abl) ibid. 266; 1522x1524 Humberti (gen) ibid. 294, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 294; 1528 Humberto (abl) ibid. 299, Humbertus (nom) ibid. 299; 1533 Humbertum (acc) ibid. 303
Middle French
1354 Humbert MHN DLIII; 1545 Umbert MHCG2 313; 1550 Humbert ibid. 319; 1555 Humbert ibid. 334
Early New High German
1447 Humbert (nom) MHCG2 217
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Humbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Humbert.