Huebner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the distinguished German surname Huebner lie in the kingdom of Bavaria. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "huober," meaning "owner of a patch of farmland." The term "Hube" was used to denote a 40-acre hide of farmland. It is likely that the original bearer of this name was someone who owned such a farm.

Early Origins of the Huebner family

The surname Huebner was first found in Bavaria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the province. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Huber became an integral part of the region's affairs as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System. The earliest known bearer of the name was Ulrich Miles dictus Huobaere, a resident of the town of Utlenheim in the Tyrol region of Austria in 1224.

Early History of the Huebner family

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Huebner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Huber, Huberr, Hubere, Hueber, Huebere, Hubner, Huebner, Huben, Hueben, Hubener, Huebener, Hubel, Huebel, Hubeln, Huebeln and many more.

Early Notables of the Huebner family (pre 1700)

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Huebner Ranking

In the United States, the name Huebner is the 7,090th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


Canada Huebner migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huebner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Carl Huebner, who landed in Quebec in 1850
  • Lisette Huebner, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

Contemporary Notables of the name Huebner (post 1700) +

  • Major-General Clarence Ralph Huebner (1888-1972), American Deputy Commander in Chief US European Command (1947-1950), awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (twice) during WW I [2]
  • Andrew Huebner, American author
  • Mentor Huebner (1917-2001), leading American Hollywood production illustrator
  • Robert Joseph Huebner (1914-1998), American physician and virologist
  • David Huebner (b. 1960), the American Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
  • Louis Huebner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1956, 1960 [3]
  • Larry N. Huebner, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 [3]
  • Gertrude V. Huebner (b. 1915), American Republican politician, Member of University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1967-74 [3]
  • Curtis E. Huebner, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1921 [3]
  • Arnold Huebner (1919-1981), highly decorated German Leutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Clarence Huebner. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Huebner/Clarence_Ralph/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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