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[hyoo-bert] /ˈhyu bərt/
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “mind” and “bright.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Sir Hubert," began Miss Greeby, only to be cut short hastily.

    Red Money Fergus Hume
  • She was so entirely silent that Hubert thought her throat must be too dry to allow her to speak.

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  • Hubert resisted the arrangement in vain; the father was absolute, and so they slept.

    The House of Walderne A. D. Crake
  • An hour later, Hubert was walking round the house where Madame Sidonie lived.

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  • Sir Hubert Gough belongs to one of the most famous of British fighting families.

Word Origin and History for Hubert

masc. proper name, from French, from Old High German Hugubert, literally "bright-minded," from hugu "mind" (see Hugh) + beraht "bright" (see Albert).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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