Herbert Shirey in the US

  1. #7,076,400 Herbert Sheridan
  2. #7,076,401 Herbert Sherlin
  3. #7,076,402 Herbert Shifflett
  4. #7,076,403 Herbert Shipley
  5. #7,076,404 Herbert Shirey
  6. #7,076,405 Herbert Shockey
  7. #7,076,406 Herbert Shroyer
  8. #7,076,407 Herbert Sibley
  9. #7,076,408 Herbert Siegler
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Meaning & Origins

From an Old French name of Germanic (Frankish) origin, introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from heri, hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright, famous’. An Old English form, Herebeorht, existed in England before the Conquest, but was superseded by the Norman form, which gave rise to an important surname. The family in question were earls of Pembroke in the 16th and 17th centuries; they included the poet George Herbert. By the end of the Middle Ages Herbert was little used, although it remained a favourite with some families, notably the Saint Quintins of East Yorkshire. Its greater frequency in Britain from the 19th century onwards is due partly to the trend for the revival of medieval names of Germanic origin and partly to the trend for the transferred use of surnames.
396th in the U.S.
Irish: 1. variant of Shirra, a reduced Anglicized form of Mac Séartha‘son of Geoffrey’ (see Sherry). 2. in the midlands and north, possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siochfhradha(see Sugrue).
5,396th in the U.S.

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