Hubert

Hubert comes from a Germanic name meaning “bright heart” or “bright mind”, made up of Germanic elements hug (heart, mind) and beraht (bright). Hubert is also a surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “bright heart” or “bright mind”

Usage: German, English, Dutch, French, Polish, Ancient Germanic

Nicknames: Huey, Bert, Hugh

Variants:

  • Hugubert (Ancient Germanic)
  • Hubertus (Latinized Ancient Germanic, German, Dutch)
  • Hubrecht (Dutch)
  • Uberto (Italian)
  • Hoebaer (Limburgish)

Female forms:

  • Huberta (German, Dutch, Polish)

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