Hubert

First Name
57k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
10k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hubert

"Hubert" is a name of English origin, and it means "Mind bright". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Old French Hubert, from Germanic hug "heart, mind" + berht "bright, famous". See Saint Hubert.

  1. A male given name, borne by an 8th century bishop of Liège, patron saint of hunters.

Hubert was also found in the following language(s): Czech, French, German, Old French, and Slovak

Notable Persons Named Hubert

Hubert Humphrey was a 1st Deputy President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 14th United States Senate Majority Whip, and 35th Mayor of Minneapolis. Hubert was given the name Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. on May 27th, 1911 in Wallace, South Dakota, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 13th, 1978.

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Rudy Vallée was a musician. He was most active from 1924 to 1984. Rudy was given the name Hubert Prior Vallée on July 28th, 1901 in Island Pond, Vermont, U.S. He left this life on July 3rd, 1986.

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Hubert de Givenchy is a fashion designer. Hubert was born on February 21st, 1927 in Beauvais.

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Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough is a military person. His military service ended in 1922.

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Hubert Dreyfus is a philosopher. Hubert was born on October 15th, 1929 in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Neal McCoy is a country music singing. He has been prominent since 1988. Neal was given the name Hubert Neal McGaughey, Jr. on July 30th, 1958 in Jacksonville, Texas, U.S. Neal is also known as Neal McGoy.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hubert

Janet Hubert is an actress. She has been prominent since 1986. Janet was given the name Janet Louise Hubert on January 13th, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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He left this life in 1666.

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Guillaume Hubert is a soccer player for the Standard Liège and Valenciennes FC. Guillaume was born on January 11th, 1994 in Charleroi.

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Conrad Hubert was an invention and inventor. Conrad was given the name Akiba Horowitz on April 15th, 1856 in Minsk. He breathed his last breath on March 14th, 1928.

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Laëtitia Hubert is a figure skater.

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David Hubert is a soccer player for the Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz, K.A.A. Gent, KV Mechelen, K.R.C. Genk, Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Waasland-Beveren, Belgium national under-21 football team, and Belgium national football team. David was born on February 12th, 1988 in Uccle.

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How popular is the baby name Hubert in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 59 0 59
1881 43 0 43
1882 49 0 49
1883 53 0 53
1884 61 0 61
1885 72 0 72
1886 61 0 61
1887 78 0 78
1888 75 0 75
1889 83 0 83
1890 85 0 85
1891 92 0 92
1892 86 0 86
1893 107 0 107
1894 105 0 105
1895 106 0 106
1896 119 0 119
1897 123 0 123
1898 114 0 114
1899 125 0 125
1900 189 0 189
1901 140 0 140
1902 165 0 165
1903 170 0 170
1904 173 0 173
1905 163 0 163
1906 162 0 162
1907 184 0 184
1908 203 0 203
1909 222 0 222
1910 289 0 289
1911 316 0 316
1912 550 6 544
1913 765 0 765
1914 932 0 932
1915 1,200 5 1,195
1916 1,360 9 1,351
1917 1,348 10 1,338
1918 1,461 7 1,454
1919 1,423 7 1,416
1920 1,517 10 1,507
1921 1,548 0 1,548
1922 1,527 0 1,527
1923 1,541 8 1,533
1924 1,551 0 1,551
1925 1,471 10 1,461
1926 1,330 8 1,322
1927 1,386 12 1,374
1928 1,500 14 1,486
1929 1,401 15 1,386
1930 1,280 6 1,274
1931 1,237 7 1,230
1932 1,092 5 1,087
1933 936 7 929
1934 1,005 6 999
1935 914 8 906
1936 890 0 890
1937 892 0 892
1938 831 7 824
1939 783 0 783
1940 766 5 761
1941 731 0 731
1942 793 6 787
1943 761 5 756
1944 758 0 758
1945 609 0 609
1946 682 0 682
1947 732 0 732
1948 658 6 652
1949 625 0 625
1950 603 0 603
1951 619 0 619
1952 565 0 565
1953 559 0 559
1954 511 0 511
1955 532 0 532
1956 486 0 486
1957 484 0 484
1958 487 0 487
1959 422 0 422
1960 400 0 400
1961 370 0 370
1962 310 0 310
1963 342 0 342
1964 337 0 337
1965 305 0 305
1966 277 0 277
1967 259 0 259
1968 258 0 258
1969 235 0 235
1970 245 0 245
1971 242 0 242
1972 182 0 182
1973 184 0 184
1974 154 0 154
1975 159 0 159
1976 148 0 148
1977 161 0 161
1978 141 0 141
1979 125 0 125
1980 153 0 153
1981 122 0 122
1982 141 0 141
1983 96 0 96
1984 106 0 106
1985 110 0 110
1986 92 0 92
1987 81 0 81
1988 90 0 90
1989 98 0 98
1990 81 0 81
1991 81 0 81
1992 82 0 82
1993 60 0 60
1994 55 0 55
1995 61 0 61
1996 65 0 65
1997 55 0 55
1998 48 0 48
1999 45 0 45
2000 55 0 55
2001 46 0 46
2002 48 0 48
2003 46 0 46
2004 52 0 52
2005 57 0 57
2006 53 0 53
2007 52 0 52
2008 48 0 48
2009 37 0 37
2010 49 0 49
2011 47 0 47
2012 45 0 45
2013 32 0 32
2014 48 0 48
2015 37 0 37
2016 37 0 37

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Popularity of Hubert as a first name

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Popularity of Hubert as a last name

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Common last names for Hubert

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • Hall
  • Jackson
  • Clark
  • Hill

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hubert U.S.
  White 80.39% 64.26%
  African American 14.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hubert

People with the last name Hubert are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hubert

  • How Popular is the name Hubert? Hubert is the 904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hubert was the 3,439th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hubert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,471 babies born with the first name Hubert in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hubert to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hubert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 59 new born babies.
  • When was Hubert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hubert is Sunday, December 22nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Hubert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hubert was in 1924 with a total of 1,551 babies. That's a lot of babies named Hubert!
  • Random Hubert Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hubert ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Hubert: Your name in reverse order is Trebuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Urehtb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hubert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,380 people with the last name Hubert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hubert? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Hubert as their last name.

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