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The Name Fulbert - Origin and Meaning of Fulbert
  



The Name Fulbert - Origin and Meaning of Fulbert


Gender

Masculine

Origin of the Name Fulbert

Old High German

Usage of the Name Fulbert

French

Meaning of the Name Fulbert

The name Fulbert is derived from the Germanic elements "folk" - "people" and "beraht" - "bright, famous".

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Fulbert of Chartres (c. 960 - 1028), a French saint and scholar who was the bishop of the Cathedral of Chartres from 1006 to 1028; Fulbert of Falaise (970 - 1017), the grandfather of William the Conqueror (the 11th-century Duke of Normandy and King of England); Fulbert Youlou (1917 - 1972), the first President of the Republic of the Congo.
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