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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
  • Hubert, living 1281-82; ancestor of the Marquis of Clanricarde.

    Earl Hubert's Daughter Emily Sarah Holt
  • Hubert resisted the arrangement in vain; the father was absolute, and so they slept.

    The House of Walderne A. D. Crake
  • "I don't believe she'll be so bad," Hubert observed judicially.

    Teddy: Her Book Anna Chapin Ray
  • 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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