Hebert Family History

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Hebert Name Meaning

French (Hébert) and Dutch: assimilated form of Herbert. German: variant of Heber 1. Dutch: from the personal name Egbert.

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

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

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Hebert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hebert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hebert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Hebert Family Origin

Where is the Hebert family from?

Hebert Family Occupations

What did your Hebert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hebert. A less common occupation for the Hebert family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hebert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hebert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hebert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hebert Historical Records

What Hebert family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hebert Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hebert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hebert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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