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Origin : English from German
The name Robert is a boy's name of German, English origin meaning "bright fame". Robert was Number 1 in both 1925 and 1950, and in fact was in the Top 25 for an entire century, giving it true classic status. Though no longer stylish, Robert is still widely used as a family name and is one of the premier boys' names starting with R. Nicknames Bob and Bobby are also stuck in the past, while Rob, Robb and Robby/Robbie have an ever so slightly more modern appeal. Even the antiquated pet forms Dob, Hob, Rab and Rabbie now sound fresher. Robert was the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce, who freed Scotland from English rule.There are countless literary and real-life namesakes, from Robert E. Lee to Robert Redford. Modern parents might consider honoring an ancestral Robert by choosing Robertson or Robinson.
Popularity of name Robert over time
There are 4840228 people in the U.S. with the first name Robert, this name was mostly popular in 1947 with popularity 91640 .
Robert is used for both genders.
99.58 percent of people with the first name Robert are man
0.42 percent of people with the first name Robert are woman
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