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Norbert is a male name .

Origin and meaning of the name

Norbert is an old Germanic given name and consists of Nor "north" and beraht "shiny". The name was particularly popular in France and Germany. It is now extremely rarely given. A variant of the name "Norbert" is also "Nordbert", which is also composed of "nor" and "björt". This name occurs mainly in Scandinavia. "Norberto" is a variant of "Norbert" in Spanish. The founder of the Premonstratensian Order Norbert von Xanten lived in the 11th and 12th. Century and was Archbishop of Magdeburg. He was canonized in 1582.


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  • Hannah Norbert (1916–1998), Austro-British actress and cabaret artist

Church building

Some churches bear the name Sankt Norbert (see Norbertkirche )


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