Several Anglo-Saxon persons were named Ecgberht (or Ecgbert or Egbert). The name itself means "Bright Edge," such as that of a blade.
- Ecgberht of Kent (ruled 664–673)
- Saint Egbert (died 729), hermit and missionary
- Ecgbert, archbishop of York (died 766)
- Egbert II of Kent (died c. 784)
- Egbert of Lindisfarne (died 821)
- Egbert of Wessex (ruled 802–839)
- Ecgberht I of Northumbria (deposed 872; died 873)
- Ecgberht II of Northumbria (reigned 876-878x883)
Egbert, Ekbert, or Ecbert is also an old German name:
- Egbert I, Margrave of Meissen (d. 1068)
- Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen (ca. 1060-1090)
- Egbert Cleave, American author
- Egbert Gospels, commissioned by Archbishop Egbert of Trier (ca. 950 – 993)
Egbert or Egberts is also a surname:
- Albert Gallatin Egbert (1828–1896), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
- Harry C. Egbert (1839–1899), Brigadier General in the U.S. Army
- James Chidester Egbert, Jr. (1859–1948), American classical scholar and educator
- James Dallas Egbert III (1962–1980)
- Joseph Egbert (1807–1888), U.S. Representative from New York
- Sherwood Egbert(1920–1969), president of Studebaker-Packard Corporation
- William Egbert (1857–1836), Canadian physician and politician
Egbert may also refer to:
- Refers to a mythological talking egg in children's stories.
- Variant of humpty dumpty
- Eggbert, a variant spelling used as a play on "egg", as with Speedy Eggbert.
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