Robert

Pronunciation: ro-hbe-hrt
Origin: Germany
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Central Europe

The name Robert has ancient German origins and is derived from the ancient Germanic name Hrodebert, which means "bright fame". The name is composed of two elements: "hruod," meaning fame, and "beraht," meaning bright. It has been a popular name in many Germanic languages, including English, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Scots, Danish, and Icelandic. Robert has been used as a royal name in France, Germany, Scotland, and England during the medieval period, and has been borne by numerous kings, dukes, and saints. Some notable people named Robert include Robert the Bruce, a Scottish king who freed Scotland from English rule, and Robert De Niro, an acclaimed actor known for his roles in films such as "The King of Comedy". The name Robert has retained its popularity over the years, ranking as the fourth most common name in the United States according to 100 years of Social Security Administration naming and mortality data.

Robert Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Robert is currently #352 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Robert is currently #352 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Robert is currently #349 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Robert is currently #349 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Robert

  • Robert Downey Jr.: Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor and producer known for his roles in "Iron Man," "Sherlock Holmes," and "Chaplin."
  • Robert De Niro: Robert De Niro is an American actor and producer known for his roles in "Taxi Driver," "Raging Bull," and "The Godfather Part II."
  • Robert Redford: Robert Redford is an American actor, director, and producer known for his roles in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," and founding the Sundance Film Festival.
  • Robert Pattinson: Robert Pattinson is an English actor known for his roles in the "Twilight" film series, "The Lighthouse," and "Tenet."
  • Robert Plant: Robert Plant is an English singer and songwriter known for being the lead vocalist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.