Humbert Family History

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Humbert Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. This was particularly popular in the Netherlands and North Germany during the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of a 7th-century St. Humbert, who founded the abbey of Marolles in Flanders.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hubert, Lambert, Hulbert, Gombert, Rembert, Helbert, Hilbert, Herbert

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Humbert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Humbert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Humbert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Humbert Family Origin

Where is the Humbert family from?

Humbert Family Occupations

What did your Humbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Humbert occupation in the UK was Land Agent & Auctioneer. 17% of Humbert's were Land Agent & Auctioneers. A less common occupation for the Humbert family was Porter & Laboror. Land Agent & Auctioneer, Land Agent Surveyor and Manufacturer (22-1) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humbert.

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  • Land Agent & Auctioneer

  • Land Agent Surveyor

  • Manufacturer (22-1)

  • Porter & Laboror


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Humbert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Humbert Historical Records

What Humbert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Humbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humbert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Humbert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Humbert. For the veterans among your Humbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Humbert lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Humbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Humbert in 1942 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humbert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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