The distinguished surname Eggebrecht is of Germanic origin. The name means "son of Eggebrecht," and was originally a medieval
, derived from the Old Germanic words "agil," meaning "sharp edge," and "berht," meaning "shining."
, where Eggebrecht was a very popular first name in this region during the early Middle Ages; it is therefore likely that the surname first emerged in this area as well. The young Eggebrecht family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval
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of this family name include: Eggebrecht, Ebbrecht, Ebrecht, Ebright, Ehebrecht, Ebreck, Eggebreck, Egbert and many more.