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Hebert Name Meaning

French (Hébert): assimilated form of Herbert . Compare Abair Abar Abare Abear Aber Eber and Ebert . German: variant of Heber

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Helbert, Herbert, Hubert, Lebert, Webert, Heber, Sebert, Egbert

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Where is the Hebert family from?

You can see how Hebert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hebert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hebert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 49 Hebert families living in Louisiana. This was about 82% of all the recorded Hebert's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Hebert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hebert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hebert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hebert. 19% of Hebert men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Hebert women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hebert were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housework
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 151,000 census records available for the last name Hebert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hebert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Hebert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 30,000 military records available for the last name Hebert. For the veterans among your Hebert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hebert lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hebert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hebert in 1940 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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