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Subject: Re: Hubert originally a short form of Hugobert?
Author: Andy ;—)   (guest, 84.165.57.126)
Date: June 6, 2005 at 3:09:47 AM
Reply to: Re: Hubert originally a short form of Hugobert? by Miranda
HUBERT is is contraction of HUGBERT (or HUGUBERT / HUGOBERT). The earliest proof for HUGUBERT goes back to the 6th cent., whereas HUBERT, HUPERT, UBERT and others don't turn up until around 8oo.

This is taken from:
Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsche Personennamen (1906)

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