Robert: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Robert

Robert

Pronunciation: RAH-bert (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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Robert: | Edit

Dated a guy named Robert and he's still possibly one of the nicest guys that I know. Not exactly social, but very polite. Highly intelligent; spoke two languages fluently, high grades/test scores, and for some reason liked to study law as a hobby. He was also very athletic.

hes very old and clingy, he likes tuna girls & toenails. he wears weird but eh clothes , he has no life . he wears glasses and too much eyebrow makeup

Personal experiences with the name Robert: | Edit

he sucked my toes while i was sleeping
he gave kasey herpes
nothing hes a douchebag

Nicknames for Robert: | Edit

Rob
jackface, unibrow, crow,loser,toenail

Meanings and history of the name Robert: | Edit

originated from the toe suckers

Famous real-life people named Robert: | Edit

robert villegas (Male striper at mc donalds)

Robert in song, story & screen: | Edit

he likes toenails

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Smart?

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Sexy?

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Friendly?

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Creative?

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Strong?

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Young?

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