To be more accurate, there are actually 5 real Egberts.
There is this amazing list that exists. It starts with a list of names that were formally unpopular in the 1800s but are really popular now. The fact that names like Madeleine, Jason, and Courtney were on the list was not what surprised me the most.
What surprised me more were there were 5 people with the following names:
Actually, no. The girls’ names were uneventful. The boys’ names were phenomenal. Take a look at this part of the list:
There were 5 people named Egbert in 2012. There were 5 people names Million and there were 5 people names Zytaevius in 2012. And Lotus? What? Amazing!
The last person I knew that was named Newt was the adorable guy in overalls who was a part of this fictional gang of small-town kids: