Origin of the name SIGEBEORHT.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SIGEBEORHT.
Anglo-Saxon name meaning "conquering brightness," from Old English sige
"victory," and beorht "bright." (A Handy Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Based on Groschopp's Grein, Harrison-Baskervill, 1886). Also see
A.D. 755.—A witena gemót in
Wessex must have been held in this year, for the deposing of Sigebeorht
and election of Cynewulf to the throne. (The Saxons in England: a
History of the English Commonwealth till the Period of the Norman
Conquest, Kemble, v.2, 1876)