Hübner is a Germanic surname, sometimes spelled Huebner or Hubner.
The name means an agricultural worker, a farmer, possibly and specifically one who worked a "hube", which was a piece of land roughly equivalent to the English measurement of a "hide", about 120 acres. The appearance of this surname is attributed to medieval feudal Germany
The surname referred most often to a feudal tenant in Medieval Germany. As "Hubner" the name is recorded heraldically in seven of the former principalities of Germany and in Austria.