Roberta Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Roberta:
Feminine form of Robert (bright fame), a French name brought to England by the Normans.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Bobbi, Robbie, Berta, Bertie, Bert, Ruby, Ro,
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Roberta is the female form of the masculine name Robert which is Germanic in origin and means, "bright and shining with fame."
- Famous real-life people named Roberta
Singer Roberta Flack
Folk singer Roberta Joan 'Joni' Mitchell
- Roberta in song, story & screen
Roberta Bean in The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Roberta from The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
Roberta Quimby from Ramona and Beezus
Roberta Carter from Peyton Place (who was at first married to Doc Quimby, so she was also Roberta Quimby)