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Origin and popularity of the name HUBERT


Hubert : German Dutch English French Walloon Breton Polish Czech Slovak and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hug ‘heart mind spirit’ + berht ‘bright famous’. The name was borne by an 8th-century Christian saint 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 : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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