Huberd History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Huberd is one of the names that was brought to England in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Huberd family name comes from the Norman personal name Hildebert, which is composed of the Germanic elements hild, which meant battle or strife, and berht, which meant bright or famous. One of the first records of the name was Hygbert, the Anglo-Saxon bishop of Lichfield. [1]

Early Origins of the Huberd family

The surname Huberd was first found in Cheshire where the Hibberts of Marple and Boirtles claim descent from Paganus Hubert who accompanied Richard Coeur-de-Lion (Richard the Lion Hearted) in the Crusade of 1190. [1]

The Hibberts of Marples and Birtles in Cheshire claim descent from Hubert of Curzon in Calvados, a Norman noble who was granted land in Cheshire and also in Nottingham.

Important Dates for the Huberd family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huberd research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1757, 1837, 1770, 1849 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Huberd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Huberd Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Huberd have been found, including Hibbert, Hibart, Hibbard, Hibbart, Hibbet, Hibbets, Hibbett, Hibbotts, Hubert, Hubbert, Hubbard and many more.

Early Notables of the Huberd family (pre 1700)

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huberd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Huberd family to Ireland

Some of the Huberd family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 49 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Huberd migration to the United States

For many English families, the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. For such families, the shores of Ireland, Australia, and the New World beckoned. They left their homeland at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. Many arrived after the long voyage sick, starving, and without a penny. But even those were greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. Numerous English settlers who arrived in the United States and Canada at this time went on to make important contributions to the developing cultures of those countries. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Huberd were among those contributors:

Huberd Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Izable Huberd, who landed in Virginia in 1655 [2]
  • Jeames Huberd, who arrived in Virginia in 1666 [2]
Huberd Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joan Huberd, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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