Last name: HERBERT

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HERBERT : This last name is indexed 471,175 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HERBERT : 1: German English and French: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright famous’. In Britain this Old French name introduced by the Normans reinforced the less common Old English cognate Herebeorht. The surname was taken to Ireland after the Anglo-Norman invasion and in the 16th century.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the German personal name (see 1 above).

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