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Roberta Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Roberta is of English and Italian origin.

The meaning of Roberta is "famous".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2688  in baby name popularity for girls with 65 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Roberta Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Roberta has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Roberta to other names.


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Related Names

Roberta is a form of the name Robert.

Variants of the name Roberta include Robertha, Robertia, Robertina.

The names Bobbie, Robena are all forms of Roberta.

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Roberta.

Just for fun, see the name Roberta 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 Roberta in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.