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Giselbert is a male name .

Origin and meaning

The name is made up of the two old high German word stems gisil (descendant of a noble sex) and bert / beraht (for known or famous).


A German short form is Gisbert .

The Romanized French form of the name is Gislebert , which over time has been shortened to Gilbert .

From this, in turn, the form Gilberto in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian is derived, as well as the Latinized form Giselbertus .

Well-known namesake

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