Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Philbert m. Old High German, Old Saxon filu 'many' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

The name of a 7th C saint and a 16th C prince of Orange.

France
Latin
1177 Filibertus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 165
Middle French
1392 Phelibert MemBret-II col. 614, Philebert ibid. col. 607; 1418 Phelibert DdB1418 p. 205, Philibert HGParis p. 380; 1571 Fillebert RegPCC-1 p. 464; 1587 Philebert RTFProvins 8
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Filiberti (gen) BBC-Berg 381
The Netherlands
Dutch
1561 Philibert MagMiddelburg-1560; 1562 Philibert ibid.; 1564 Philibert ibid.; 1565 Philibert ibid.; 1566 Philibert ibid.; 1567 Philibert ibid.; 1568 Philibert ibid.; 1569 Philibert ibid.; 1570 Philibert ibid.; 1571 Philibert ibid.; 1572 Philibert ibid.; 1573 Philibert ibid.; 1574 Philibert ibid.; 1575 Philibert ibid.; 1576 Philibert ibid.; 1577 Philibert ibid.
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Philbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Philbert.