Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Witbert m. Old Saxon widu, wido, Old High German witu 'wood' or Old High German wīt, Old Saxon wīd 'wide' + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.

This name is sometimes confused with Wigbert.

France
Latin
952 Vitbertus (nom) St-Barnard-Romans no. 108; 1094 Guitberti (gen) StVdM-II 686, Guitbertus (nom) ibid. 686
Switzerland
Latin
1166 Witbertus (nom) CartHaut 20; 1195 Guitbertus (nom) CartChart 2
Cite as: A. Brown, S.L. Uckelman. "Witbert". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Witbert.