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Hubert Family History

Hubert Name Meaning

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: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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 USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 406 Hubert families living in Quebec. This was about 54% of all the recorded Hubert's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Hubert families in 1911.
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What did your Hubert ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hubert. 21% of Hubert men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Hubert women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hubert were Labourer and Religieuse. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Domestic
  • Institutrice
  • Vendeuse
  • Religieuse
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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 Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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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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