Herbert Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Herbert Name Meaning: Derived from the Germanic elements heri 'army' + beraht 'bright'.

The name was first introduced to england by the normans,where it replaced 'herebeorht'.The middle ages was a rare time for this name,although it soon regained strength during the 19th century.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Herbert Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Herbert family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 294
Female Servant 231
Independent 206
Farmer 113
Male Servant 107
Labourer 102
Shoe Maker 58
Dress Maker 30
Tailor 25
Laundress 24
Carpenter 23
Butcher 21
Servant 21
Apprentice 20
Pupil 19
Grocer 18
Pauper 18
Independant 17
Bricklayer 17
Lace Maker 16
Clerk 16
Cloth Worker 16
Publican 15
Collier 15
Weaver 15

Herbert Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Herbert 100% 84,750
2 Harbert 86% 2,505
3 Hurbert 86% 431

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The surname Herbert is the most popular version of all its varients

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