Rupert: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rupert

Rupert

Pronunciation: ROO-pert (key)

Origin of the name Rupert:

A cognate of Robert, derived from the Old High German Hruodperht, a compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and perht (bright).

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Related Names:

Robert, Ruprecht

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Rip, Rupe, Ripper, Rupes, Roo
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Rupert Grint, actor who plays Ron in the "Harry Potter" movies
Rupert Brooke, poet (1887-1915)
Rupert Everett, British actor
Rupert Graves, British actor
Rupert Murdoch, media tycoon

Rupert in song, story & screen: | Edit

Rupert Bear, much-beloved, iconic, British cartoon character
Rupert Giles from TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer... played by Anthony Stewart Head
Rupert "Axebanger" Brookstanton, a character in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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