"bright, shining intellect"

Hubert Origin and Meaning

The name Hubert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "bright, shining intellect".
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.

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Famous People Named Hubert

  • Saint Hubert or HubertusBishop of Liège; patron of hunters
  • Hubert Horatio Humphrey38th Vice President of the United States
  • Hubert de GivenchyFrench fashion designer
  • Hubert BenoitFrench psychotherapist
  • Hubert LawsAmerican jazz flutist
  • (Charles) Hubert Hastings Parry1st Baronet, English composer
  • George Hubert WilkinsAustralian polar explorer
  • Hubert Myatt GreenAmerican pro golfer
  • Hubert de Burgh1st Earl of Kent, Justiciar of England and Ireland
  • Hubert Charles SumlinAmerican blues guitarist
  • Hubert Jude "Hubie" BrownAmerican basketball coach
  • Hubert "Hubie" BrooksAmerican baseball player
  • Hubert Boniface "Hubie" McDonoughAmerican ice hockey player
  • James Hubert "Eubie" BlakeAmerican jazz musician

Hubert in Pop Culture

  • Hubert Cumberdalecharacter in web series "Salad Fingers"
  • Hubertone of the triples in Pixar's "Brave"
  • Hubert Ozwellcharacter in the video game "Tales of Graces"
  • Hubert "Huey" Duckcharacter in "DuckTales"
  • Hubert J. Farnsworthprofessor on animated TV series "Futurama"
  • Hubert Hardycharacter in G. A. Henty's, Out on the Pampas
  • Hubertcharacter in the Line Webtoon, Winter Woods
  • Hubert von Vestracharacter in Fire Emblem Three Houses video game

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