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What does Humbert mean?

Humbert Pronunciation of Humbert as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Humbert is "renowned warrior". From hun "bear-cub; warrior" and berht "bright, famous". Made famous by the narrator of Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita", Humbert Humbert. The name is common in Italian ruling families. Italian Umberto Eco.


ASSOCIATED WITH warrior, bear, bright


VARIANTS Humberto, Umberto



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How popular is Humbert?

Humbert is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#7664 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Humbert was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #1771 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Humbert name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Humbert rated in the Top 2000 are Humberto (#1473 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Umberto. Adoption of these relations of Humbert was more pronounced 21 years ago (AVERAGE #1510) and has become significantly lower since (#1824, DOWN 68%), with the version Humberto becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Humbert, Humberto, Umberto in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abert, Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Aubert, Calbert, Colbert, Culbert, Cuthbert, Dagbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Ebert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Egbert, Elbert, Fabert, Filbert, Fulbert, Gilbert, Guilbert, Halberg, Halbert, Halburt, Hamlet, Hammer, Hammet, Hammett, Hamnet, Hamnett, Harbert, Heber, Herbert, Herberto, Heribert, Hobart, Hobert, Hoebart, Homer, Homere, Homero, Hubbard, Hube, Hubert, Huberto, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Hulbert, Hulburd (see Hulbert), Hulburt, Hume, Humfry (see Humphrey), Humphery, Humphry, Hunter, Hurlbert, Hurlburt, Ingbert (see Inglebert), Lambart, Lambert, Lambirt (see Lambert), Norbert, Obert, Osbert, Radbert, Robert, Roxbert, Rupert, Seabert, Sebert, Seibert, Shubert, Talbert, Torbert and Wilbert. These names tend to be more frequently used than Humbert.

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