Robert

Meaning and origin

Robert is a English mixed name. The meaning of the name is Brilliant, Illuminated Fame.



Where is it used?

The name Robert is mainly used in English, French, Scandinavian and in Romanian.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Raibeart (In Scottish)
Roberto (In Italian, Spanish and in Portuguese)
Róbert (In Hungarian)
Rupert (In German, Dutch and in English)
Roope (In Finnish)


If it's too long people might use

In Scottish: Rab
In English: Bob
In English: Rob
In English: Robin


For the opposite sex use:

In English and in Italian: Roberta (F)


See also

In Welsh: Hopcyn
In Spanish: Ruperta
In Scottish: Rabbie (M)
In Hungarian: Robi (M)
In English, Italian and in Spanish: Robertina (F)
In English, Italian, French, German, Polish and in Hungarian: Barbara
In English (Modern): Robynne
In English: Robina
In English: Robyn
In English: Bobby (B)
In English: Bobbi
In English: Robbie (B)
In English: Hopkin (M)
In English: Robby (B)
In English: Bobbie
In Other languages: Robena
Robert comes from the Old German Hrodebert. It is derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to Britain. It belonged to three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce who restored the independence of Scotland from England in the 14th century.

What Robert`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Robert:
is cool

The worst thing about the name:
is a common name

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I would like to be called lebron

The best thing about the name Robert:
Being da light, something dat everybody wake up in the morning 2c when the sunrises God said let there be light nd i was born full of Glory.

The worst thing about the name:
The worst thing about the name is that there no worst thing about it.

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I would still be called Robert

Extra information:
Robert is a bright fame. A light ought 2 travel around nd the light came to the darkness but the darkness did not overcome it. Meaning Robert came into the world to overcom whoever who share this name with me just know that we are more than conquerors

The best thing about the name Robert:
I am Famous

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I would cry

Extra information:
I am too awesome

The best thing about the name Robert:
A lot of kings and important dudes have been named Robert...

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
It could be Frederick or Charlemagne or Peter

Extra information:
Yeah, Joe isn't a good name

The best thing about the name Robert:
I don't know

The worst thing about the name:
Robert's aren't good at math

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
Phil

Extra information:
Not really

The best thing about the name Robert:
Nothing

The worst thing about the name:
Kind of a boring name

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I'd want to be called mike

Extra information:
Bob is much better than Bert

The best thing about the name Robert:
7 letters, not 12

The worst thing about the name:
Kind of a boring name

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I'd want to be called mike

Extra information:
Bob is much better than Bert

The best thing about the name Robert:
we all love cookies

The worst thing about the name:
im angry when i dont have cookies

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
cookie monster

The best thing about the name Robert:
Not many people have it and it's a strong name

The worst thing about the name:
Being called Roberta

The best thing about the name Robert:
IT old fashioned!

The worst thing about the name:
Being callde Robby by my girlfreind!!

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
ermmmmm.......Man I dont know. Id probs have an exticential criceeeezzz

Extra information:
Yeah..I just wet myself!

The best thing about the name Robert:
Its my name and I love it. It makes me special.

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
I don't know

The best thing about the name Robert:
I like the name

The worst thing about the name:
Too many ways to shorten name rab, rob, robbie absolutely hate bob or bobby!

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
Dont know

The best thing about the name Robert:
I like it as its not too common a name as it used to be!

The worst thing about the name:
none

If my name wasn`t Robert....:
dont know

More `Robert` links

Robert as abbreviation
Actors named Robert
Robert in the encyclopedia