Huber

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

 
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the surname. For other uses, see Huber (disambiguation).

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.

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