What is the meaning of the abbreviation 'CBE' after someone's name?

The Order of the British Empire is an order of Chivalry introduced by King George V in 1917 as a recognition for those who had served the country in a non-combatant role in World War 1. Awards are given in five ranks, starting at the top: Knight Grand Cross - GBE Knight Commander - KBE Commander - CBE Officer -OBE Member - MBE.