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pinWhat does Hubert mean?

Hubert /hu-bert/ as a boys' name is pronounced HEW-bert. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hubert is "bright or shining intellect".

From hug "heart, mind, spirit" and berht "bright, famous". A popular Norman name and the name of an eighth-century saint regarded as the patron of hunters. American Vice President Hubert Humphrey.


Hubert has 11 variants: Bert, Bertie, Hobard, Hobart, Hubbard, Hube, Huberto, Hubie, Hugh, Uberto and Ulberto.

Hubert has 1 feminine form: Huberta.

Kreatif forms: Hubertcu, Huberthu, Huher. [more]

pinHow popular is Hubert?

Hubert is a very popular first name for men (#325 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3300 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Hubert for boys. Hubert reached its peak position of #117 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hubert name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hubert outside U.S.

Prominent alternative forms of Hubert are Bert, Bertie, Hobart and Hugh (#869 from current records). These forms of Hubert were at the peak of their popularity during 1890-1899 (average #275) and have become significantly less conventional since (#973, down 96%), with the forms Bert, Bertie, Hobart, Hubert and Hugh becoming somewhat outmoded. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Hubert and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hubert, Bert, Bertie, Hobart, Hugh in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hugh outside U.S.

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Hubert is pronounced similarly to Hobert and Hoebart. Other suggested similar baby names are Abert, Albert, Aubert, Aubery, Culbert, Ebert, Ecbert, Edbert, Egbert, Elbert, Fabert, Fulbert, Halbert, Harbert, Heber, Herbert, Hulbert, Hulburt, Humbert, Humberto, Obert, Osbert, Robert, Sebert and Zuberi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hubert.