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What does Hobard mean?

Hobard Pronunciation of Hobard [ho-bard] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Hobard means "bright or shining intellect". Hobard is a version of Hobart (American, Old German): form of Hubert.

Associated with: bright, intellect.


Hobard has 1 variant: Hubbard.

4 more related forms via Hobart, Hubert: Hobert, Hobey, Hobie and Hoebart.

Creative forms:
(male) Habard, ..


Middle name pairings:
Hobard Milton (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hobard?

Hobard is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Hobard is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Hobart, Hobert, Hubbard and Hubert are the popular related forms of Hobard (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Hobie, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Hobard reached its peak 105 years ago (adoption of 0.2%), but now, forms such as Hubert have become less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hobart, Hobert, Hubbard, Hubert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hobard and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adlard, Alard, Alhard (see Allard), Aliard, Allard, Asgard, Bard, Bayard, Bogaard, Bogaerd, Card, Cord, Dard, Eckard, Edgard, Edouard, Eduard, Edward, Eudard, Evrard, Eward, Ford, Gard, Gerard, Girard, Godard, Goddard, Hadar, Halward, Hamar, Harald, Hardy, Hari, Harm, Hart, Harv, Harvard, Haward, Hayward, Hazard, Hazzard, Heber, Hilarid, Hilary, Hillard, Hob, Hobbs, Hobson, Hogan, Homar, Homer, Homero, Horace, Horaz, Howard, Howland, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Hulburd (see Hulbert), Jerard, Kord, Lenard, Leonard, Lombard, Lonnard, Lord, Norward, Pollard, Renard, Rikard, Riobard, Riocard, Seward, Siward, Ward and Woodard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hobard.

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