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
Scholar 1,259
Agricultural Labourer 323
Labourer 137
House Servant 117
Dress Maker 75
Servant 69
Laundress 57
General Servant 56
Shoe Maker 53
Carpenter 44
House Keeper 43
Carter 42
Coal Miner 40
Nurse 34
Lace Maker 30
Domestic Servant 30
House Maid 29
Gardener 28
Tailor 27
Wife Of Above 26
Cotton Stocking Weaver 25
Cook 24
Groom 22
Farmer 21
Silk Weaver 21

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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