Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Volkbert m. Old High German folk 'people, nation, tribe, race' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

Germany
Latin
720 Folchbrectus (nom) OrkGZ no. 6; 822x875 Folcbert (nom) TradCorb §68, Folcberth (nom) ibid. §30, Folcbertus (nom) ibid. §111, Volcbert (nom) ibid. §20; 963x1023 Folcber (nom) ibid. §226; 1245 Volpertus (nom) hennes-vol1 121; 1401 folperto (dat) HD1401 no. 275
The Netherlands
Latin
806 Folcberti (gen) OrkGZ no. 25
Poland
Latin
1251 Volpertus (nom) hennes-vol1 141
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Volkbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Volkbert.