Gilberte (pr. zheel-bert in French; Forvo and Youtube) is the French female form of Gilbert, an English male name meaning “bright pledge” or “bright hostage” from Germanic elements gisil (pledge, host) and beraht (bright).
Origin: Ancient Germanic
- Gilberta (Dutch, Italian)
- Gilbert (Ancient Germanic, German, Dutch, French, English)
- Giselbert (Ancient Germanic)
- Gisilbert (Ancient Germanic)
- Gilberto (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)