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Hubert Name Meaning

German, Dutch, English, French, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. The name was borne by an 8th-century bishop of Maastricht who was adopted as the patron of hunters, and helped to increase the popularity of the personal name, especially in the Low Countries.

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

Similar surnames: Humbert, Hulbert, Albert, Herbert, Haubert, Huber, Hilbert, Helbert

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Where is the Hubert family from?

You can see how Hubert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hubert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hubert families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Hubert families living in Louisiana. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hubert's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Hubert families in 1840.
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What did your Hubert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hubert. 17% of Hubert men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Hubert women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hubert were Clerk and Housewife.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 120,000 census records available for the last name Hubert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hubert 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Hubert. 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 33,000 military records available for the last name Hubert. For the veterans among your Hubert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hubert lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hubert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hubert in 1940 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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