Rob: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rob

Rob

Pronunciation: RAHB (key)

Origin of the name Robert:

Introduced to England by the Normans, Robert is derived from the Old High German Hruodperht, a compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and perht (bright). The name was borne by Robert I (d. 1035), duke of Normandy and father of William the Conqueror, and by three kings of Scotland.

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Related Names:

Bob, Robin, Robert

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Short form of Robert and Robin.

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Rob Lowe, American actor.
Rob Morrow, American actor.
Rob Dyrdek, American skateboarder and reality TV star.
Rob Dibble, baseball player and sports analyst
Rob Ford, Mayor of Toronto

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"Rob & Big," reality TV series on MTV.

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