Cuthbert - boys name

Cuthbert name popularity, meaning and origin

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Cuthbert name meaning:

The name Cuthbert is of Old English origin and has a rich historical background. Derived from the elements "cuĂ°," meaning "famous" or "renowned," and "beorht," meaning "bright" or "shining," Cuthbert carries the meaning of a "famous, bright" individual. This name gained popularity in the early Middle Ages and is associated with Saint Cuthbert, a revered monk and hermit who became the patron saint of northern England. The name Cuthbert also holds religious significance as it is closely linked to Christianity and the sanctity of Saint Cuthbert.

In terms of its connotations, Cuthbert carries an air of distinction and honor. It suggests a person who is admired, respected, and stands out due to their brightness or exceptional qualities. The name Cuthbert often evokes images of someone who is charismatic, intelligent, and potentially influential. It possesses a traditional and timeless appeal, reflecting a classic English heritage that has stood the test of time. Overall, Cuthbert is a name that carries a sense of significance and esteem, making it a meaningful choice for parents seeking a name with historical and cultural depth.

Origin: English

From the Old English 'cuth' meaning famous, and 'beorth' meaning bright.


Saints names, Victorian names

Related names

Cuthbert , Cuddle, Cuddy, Cuithbeart, Cuithbrig

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Cuthbert

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