What does Hubert mean?
Hubert \hu-be-rt\ as a boys' name is pronounced HEW-bert. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hubert is "bright or shining intellect". A saint's name. American Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
Hubert has 1 feminine form: Huberta.
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. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Hubert are Bert, Hobart and Humberto. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.61%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Bert, Hobart, Hubert and Humberto becoming less stylish. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Hubert and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)