Of Germanic origin.

It means “bright warrior”.

Humbert is a compination of two Germanic word elements: “hun”, meaning “warrior” or “bear cub” and “beraht”, meaning “bright”.

This name was introduced to England by the Normans.

Humbert was the name of several European Counts and Barons and, in its Italian form, Umberto, it was the name of two kings of Italy.

Alternative forms of the name are Umberto and Humberto.