|The name HEBERT
its variants have English, French, and German roots.
It originally comes from a Germanic personal
name composed of the elements:
The German variants
are: Herbrecht, Herbricht, Harbert
The German diminutives
are: Harr(e), Harck, Herck, Harich
The German patronymics
are: Her(i)bertz, Harbers, Harberding, Harbring
The English variants
are: Herbit, Hebbert, Heb(b)ard, Harbert,
Harberd, Harbard, Harbird, Harbord
The English diminutives
are: Hebb, Hipkin, Hercock, Hircock
The English patronymics
are: Herbertson, Harbertson, Harburtson, FitzHerbert
The French variants
The French diminutives
are: Hebertet, Hebertot, Herbreteau, Herb(el)et,
Herb(el)in, Herb(el)ot, Harbelot, Harbulot
This means that someone originally used the
name as a given (first) name.
It later became used as a surname.
Specifically, the name HEBERT
an Old French name.