Preceded by a notable reputation, Robert is a boy's name of German origin bestowed upon many a king. Rooted in the ancient Germanic name Hrodebert, this strong title means "bright fame," and certainly lives up to its fine acclaim. From the renowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce—who freed Scotland from English rule— to The King of Comedy star Robert De Niro, those who bear the name seem destined for greatness. As for those who find the pen far mightier than the sword, they will find kinship with their fellow Frost and Burns. Truly no better name to inspire your little one to embrace their potential and shine forth in splendor.
Famous People Named Robert
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- Robert AltmanDirector
- Robert BrowningPoet
- Robert BurnsPoet
- Robert CrumbCartoonist
- Robert De NiroActor
- Robert Downey JrActor
- Robert Downey Jr.Actor
- Robert FrostPoet
- Robert FultonInventor
- Robert Griffin IIIFootball Player
- Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.Astronaut
- Robert KennedyPolitician
- Robert Louis StevensonNovelist
- Robert PattinsonActor
- Robert PlantSinger
- Robert RedfordActor
- Robert RodriguezDirector
- Robert SmithMusician
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