American Presidents: 2 presidents
Herbert Hoover   1929-1933  
George H. W. Bush (a.k.a. Herbert)   1989-1993  
British Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Herbert Henry Asquith   1908-1916  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Herbert Pocket   1860   Great Expectations  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli (a.k.a. Herbert)   1974   Happy Days  
Herbert Garrison   1997   South Park  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Willy Brandt (a.k.a. Herbert)   1969-1974  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 album of the year
(album of the year) Herbie Hancock   2008   River: The Joni Letters  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 ice hockey, 2 baseball, 2 football
(baseball) Herb Pennock   1948  
(ice hockey) Herb Gardiner   1958  
(baseball) Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing   1967  
(football) Herb Adderley   1980  
(ice hockey) Herbert "Buddy" O'Connor   1988  
(ice hockey) Herbie Lewis   1989  
(football) Jack Youngblood (a.k.a. Herbert)   2001  
Most Valuable Players: 2 winners
Herb Gardiner   1927   ice hockey  
Herbert "Buddy" O'Connor   1948   ice hockey  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 chemistry, 1 economics, 1 medicine, 1 peace, 1 physics
(medicine) Herbert Spencer Gasser   1944  
(peace) Willy Brandt (a.k.a. Herbert)   1971  
(economics) Herbert A. Simon   1978  
(chemistry) Herbert C. Brown   1979  
(chemistry) Herbert A. Hauptman   1985  
(physics) Herbert Kroemer   2000  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 3 actors
Torin Thatcher (a.k.a. Herbert)   1905-1981  
Chip Zien (a.k.a. Herbert)   1947-  
Ray Wise (a.k.a. Herbert)   1947-  
Notable Athletes: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Herbert "Buddy" O'Connor   1916-1977  
Notable Musicians: 3 musicians
Herbert von Karajan   1908-1989  
Herbie Hancock   1940-  
Herbert Grönemeyer   1956-  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
H. G. Wells (a.k.a. Herbert)   1866-1946  
D. H. Lawrence (a.k.a. Herbert)   1885-1930  
Olympic Medalists: 7 bronze, 3 silver, 2 gold, 1 silver/gold
(silver) Herbert Jamison   1896   400 m  
(gold) Herbert von Petersdorff   1900   swimming - 200 m team  
(bronze) Herbert Haresnape   1908   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(silver) Herbert Trube   1908   3 mile team  
(bronze) Herbert Drury   1912   artistic gymnastics  
(bronze) Herb Vollmer   1924   water polo  
(silver) William Droegemueller (a.k.a. Herbert)   1928   pole vault  
(bronze) Herbert Wildman   1932   water polo  
(bronze) Herb Douglas   1948   long jump  
(bronze) Herbert Schade   1952   5000 m  
(silver/gold) Herb McKenley   1948; 1952   400 m; 100 m; 4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Herbert Klein   1952   swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(gold) Herb Elliott   1960   1500 m  
Other Leaders: 1 premier
Premier Grantley Herbert Adams   1953-1958   Barbados  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 1 musician
Herb Reed   1990   The Platters  
Saints: 3 saints
Saint Herbert   ?-687  
Saint Heribert of Cologne (a.k.a. Herbert)   ?-1021  
Saint Herbert Hoscam   ?-1180