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What does Hulbert mean?

Hulbert Pronunciation of Hulbert [hul-bert] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hulbert is "bright grace".

Associated with: bright, grace.


Hulbert has 4 variants: Bert, Hulbard, Hulburd and Hulburt.

Related boy name: Hurlbert.

Creative forms:
(male) Hulbart, Hulher, ..

(female) Hulet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hulbert Sonny (H.S.), ..

How popular is Hulbert?

Hulbert is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#6266 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Bert is the only prominent varying form of Hulbert (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Hulbert was well-received among parents during 1880-1889 (#64). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hulbert is pronounced similarly to Halbert and Halburt. Other suggested similar names are Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Aubert, Calbert, Colbert, Culbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Elbert, Filbert, Fulbert, Gilbert, Guilbert, Halberg, Halburg (see Hallberg), Hallberg, Halver, Halverd, Harbert, Herbert, Hobert, Hubert, Huberto, Humbert, Humberto, Hurlburt, Talbert and Wilbert. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hulbert.

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