The name Hubert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "bright, shining intellect". Hubert and is often added to lists like Names No Boy May Be Cool Enough For and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Makeover!".
From the experts:
A name that sounds so old-fashioned some parents out there might conceivably find it quirky enough for a comeback, along with other one-time fuddie-duddies like Oscar and Homer. Along with other bert-ending names, Hubert did have his time in the sun, as a Top 200 name from around 1885 to 1941, peaking at 112 in 1913. Two notable namesakes: Vice-President Humphrey (who was said to have always hated his name) and designer de Givenchy.