Herbie - boys name

Herbie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Herbie name meaning:

The name Herbie is a variant of the name Herbert, which originates from the Germanic elements "heri," meaning "army," and "beraht," meaning "bright" or "famous." As a result, the name Herbie can be interpreted as having the meaning "bright army" or "famous warrior."

The name Herbie carries a strong and powerful connotation, evoking images of bravery, strength, and leadership. It suggests a person who is confident, courageous, and determined. Individuals with this name might exhibit qualities of a natural leader, someone who inspires others and is not afraid to take charge in difficult situations. Additionally, the name Herbie may reflect a person who possesses a sense of self-assurance and is not easily swayed by others' opinions or judgments.

Parents who choose the name Herbie for their son may hope that he will grow up to be a strong and influential figure, leaving a lasting impact in whichever path he chooses. The name's historical and cultural associations with warriors and heroes make it an appealing choice for those seeking a name that embodies strength and distinction.

Origin: German

Diminutive of Herbert: Illustrious warrior. Army. Bright. Introduced into Britain during the Norman Conquest. Famous Bearer: American president Herbert C. Hoover (1874-1964).

Related names

Herbert , Herb , Herbie , Heriberto

Other boys names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 688 out of 4789

51 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Herbie

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