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Robert Meaning

    

What does Robert mean?

The name Robert is of German origin.

The meaning of Robert is "bright fame".

Robert is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ro-bert.

The Given Name Robert

Robert is quite a chic name and a welcome find.

This great little boy name has a natural charm.

Although often used, your stylish little Robert, is sure to make it all his own.

Robert falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Robert 'Ace' Gruenig, Robert 'Fuzzy' Vandivier, and Robert A. Heinlein.

Robert Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 63 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,076 occurrences. It ranked 12,695 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 60 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,612 occurrences. It ranked 14,213 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

Want to see how Robert sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Robert Name Popularity Page.

Robert Related Names

Variants of the name Robert include Hreodbeorht, Hrod, Hroda, Hrodebert, Rupert, Ruperta, Rupetta, Rupprecht.

The names Rabbie, Raibeart, Rhobert, Robbert, Robbiey, Roberta, Roberto, Roberts, Robertson, Robi, Robie, Roibeard, Roopertti are all forms of Robert.

Robert has the diminutives (nicknames) Bob, Bobbi, Bobby, Dob, Hob, Rab, Rob, Robbie, Robin.

Famous Roberts

  • Robert 'Ace' Gruenig ~ Basketball Player
  • Robert 'Fuzzy' Vandivier ~ Basketball Player
  • Robert A. Heinlein ~ Writer
  • Robert Altman ~ Film Director
  • Robert Anderson ~ Saint
  • Robert Andrews Millikan ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1923
  • Robert Aumann ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2005
  • Robert B. Laughlin ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1998
  • Robert Ball ~ Scientist
  • Robert Barany ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1914
  • Robert Baratheon ~ A Game of Thrones character
  • Robert Bartlett ~ Explorer
  • Robert Bathurst ~ Actor
  • Robert Beltran ~ Actor
  • Robert Bickerdike ~ Saint
  • Robert Blake ~ Actor
  • Robert Borden ~ Canadian Prime Minister (1911-1920)
  • Robert Boyle ~ Scientist
  • Robert Browning ~ Writer
  • Robert Bruce Merrifield ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1984
  • Robert Burns ~ Writer
  • Robert Burns Woodward ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1965
  • Robert C. Merton ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1997
  • Robert Carlyle ~ Actor
  • Robert Cecil ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1937
  • Robert Coleman Richardson ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1996
  • Robert Curl Jr. ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1996
  • Robert Dalby ~ Saint
  • Robert De Niro ~ Actor
  • Robert Dibdale ~ Saint
  • Robert Donat ~ Actor
  • Robert Downey, Jr. ~ Actor
  • Robert Drury ~ Saint
  • Robert Duvall ~ Actor
  • Robert Edwards ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2010
  • Robert Englund ~ Actor
  • Robert F. Engle ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2003
  • Robert F. Furchgott ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1998
  • Robert Falcon Scott ~ Explorer
  • Robert Ferrars ~ Sense and Sensibility character
  • Robert Fogel ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1993
  • Robert Frost ~ Writer
  • Robert Fulton ~ Scientist
  • Robert Gascoyne Cecil ~ British Prime Minister (1885-1886; 1886-1892; 1895-1902)
  • Robert Grubb ~ Actor
  • Robert Guillaume ~ Actor
  • Robert H. Grubbs ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2005
  • Robert Hardesty ~ Saint
  • Robert Hofstadter ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1961
  • Robert Hooke ~ Scientist
  • Robert Huber ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1988
  • Robert I Count of Paris ~ French King (922-923)
  • Robert I the Bruce ~ Scottish King (1306-1329)
  • Robert II ~ Scottish King (1371-1390)
  • Robert II the Pious ~ French King (996-1031)
  • Robert III ~ Scottish King (1390-1406)
  • Robert J. Shiller ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2013
  • Robert Jarni ~ Soccer Player
  • Robert Jenkinson ~ British Prime Minister (1812-1827)
  • Robert Johnson ~ Saint, Blues Musician
  • Robert Koch ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1905
  • Robert Kovac ~ Soccer Player
  • Robert Langdon ~ The Da Vinci Code character
  • Robert Lawrence ~ Saint
  • Robert Lefkowitz ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2012
  • Robert Louis Stevenson ~ Writer
  • Robert Lucas Jr. ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1995
  • Robert Menzies ~ Australian Prime Minister (1939-1941; 1949-1966)
  • Robert Middleton ~ Saint
  • Robert Mitchum ~ Actor
  • Robert Morse ~ Actor
  • Robert Morton ~ Saint
  • Robert Moses 'Lefty' Grove ~ Baseball Player
  • Robert Mundell ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1999
  • Robert Nelson ~ Football Player
  • Robert Nutter ~ Saint
  • Robert of Bruges ~ Saint
  • Robert of Chaise Dieu ~ Saint
  • Robert of Frassinoro ~ Saint
  • Robert of Knaresborough ~ Saint
  • Robert of Molesme ~ Saint
  • Robert of Newminster ~ Saint
  • Robert of Syracuse ~ Saint
  • Robert Parish ~ Basketball Player
  • Robert Patrick ~ Actor
  • Robert Pattinson ~ Actor
  • Robert Peary ~ Explorer
  • Robert Peel ~ British Prime Minister (1834-1835; 1841-1846)
  • Robert Plant ~ Musician
  • Robert Rauschenberg ~ Artist
  • Robert Redford ~ Actor
  • Robert Robinson ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1947
  • Robert Rodriguez ~ Musician
  • Robert S. Mulliken ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1966
  • Robert Salt ~ Saint
  • Robert Schuman ~ French Prime Minister (1947-1948; 1948)
  • Robert Schumann ~ Musician
  • Robert Sean Leonard ~ Actor
  • Robert Sheehan ~ Actor
  • Robert Solow ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1987
  • Robert Southwell ~ Saint
  • Robert Stack ~ Actor
  • Robert Stawell Ball ~ Scientist
  • Robert Sutton ~ Saint
  • Robert Taylor ~ Actor
  • Robert Thorpe ~ Saint
  • Robert W. Holley ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1968
  • Robert Wagner ~ Actor
  • Robert Walpole ~ British Prime Minister (1721-1742)
  • Robert Watkinson ~ Saint
  • Robert Widmerpool ~ Saint
  • Robert Wilcox ~ Saint
  • Robert Woodrow Wilson ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1978
  • Robert Young ~ Actor

Robert Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Robert.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Robert Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Robert in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Robert.

Just for fun, see the name Robert in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Robert in Nautical Flags page.