Huber is a surname of German language 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, Huebmer and (anglicized) Hoover.
of the surname Huber in Germany. A clear increase in frequency is seen as one moves south towards the
People with the surname Huber Alexander Huber (born 1968), German climber and mountaineer Alexander Huber (football) (born 1985), a football player Alyson Huber (born 1972), a California legislator elected to the State Assembly in 2008 Anja Huber (born 1983), German skeleton racer Anke Huber (born 1974), German former tennis player Bob Huber (Born 1962), American Entrepreneur, Owner of Oskar Huber Furniture Bruno Huber (1930-1999), Swiss astrologer, husband of Louise Huber Cheri Huber (born c. 1944), independent Soto Zen teacher Chuck Huber (born 1971), American voice actor Don Huber (born 1957), retired American Soccer (Football) forward Erwin Huber (born 1946), German conservative politician François Huber (1750-1831), Swiss naturalist Franz Josef Huber (1902–1975) SS general and Generalmajor der Polizei in Austria Gerold Huber (born 1969), German pianist Gregory Huber (born 1971), American legislator and jurist Harold Huber (1909-1959), American character actor of the 1930s/1940s Hermann J. Huber (1954–2009), German writer and journalist Herta Huber (born 1926), German writer and poet Jacques Huber (1867–1914), Swiss-Brazilian botanist JoKarl Huber (1902-1996), German artist Jon Huber American professional wrestler born 1979 Justin Huber (born 1982), Australian baseball player Károly Huber (born 1971), Hungarian-American political scientist, politician Klaus Huber (born 1924), Swiss composer Kurt Huber (1893-1943), a German professor, executed by the Nazis in 1943 Kurt Huber (tenor) (born 1937), Swiss tenor Larry Huber (born 1950), American television producer, writer, and animator Liezel Huber (born 1976), South African tennis player Louise Huber (1930-1999), Swiss astrologer, wife of Bruno Huber Max Huber (disambiguation), multiple people Nicolaus A. Huber (born 1939), German composer Norbert Huber (born 1964), Italian former luger Peter W. Huber (born 1952), American writer and lawyer Robert Huber (born 1937), German biochemist Robert Huber (sport shooter) (1878-1946), Finnish former sport shooter Robert J. Huber (1922–2001), U.S. Representative from Michigan Rupert Huber (born 1967), Austrian composer and musician Sophie Huber, (born 1985) French freestyle swimmer Therese Huber (1764-1829), German author Thomas Huber (born 1966), German climber and mountaineer Tomáš Huber, Czech footballer Tytus Maksymilian Huber (1872-1950), Polish mechanical engineer, educator, and scientist Vernon Huber (1899-1967), 36th Governor of American Samoa Victor Aimé Huber (1800-1869), German social reformer, travel writer and a literature historian Ulrik Huber (1636–1694), a Dutch jurist Wilfried Huber (born 1970), Italian luger William Russel Huber (1903–1982), US Navy Medal of Honor awardee Wolf Huber (c. 1485-1553), Austrian painter Wolfgang Huber (born 1942), German former Bishop