Family name origins & meanings
- French (Hébert) and Dutch : assimilated form of Herbert.
- German : variant of Heber 1.
- Dutch : from the personal name Egbert.
- Louis Hébert (son of Nicolas, apothecary to the queen of France, and grocer, and his wife Jacqueline Pajot) was in Acadia in 1606–1607 and again in 1611–1613; he arrived in Quebec City in 1617, and was the father of the first French child born in Quebec.