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Huber is a surname of German origin. It derives from the German word Hube meaning hide, a unit of land a farmer might possess. It is in the top ten most common surnames in the German-speaking world, especially in Austria and Switzerland where it is the surname of approximately 0.3% of the population.

Variants arising from varying dialectal pronunciation of the surname include Hueber, Huemer, Humer, Haumer and Huebmer and Hoover.

Map showing frequency distribution of the surname Huber in Germany. A clear increase in frequency is seen as one moves south towards the Austrian border
People with the surname Huber