Origin:German
Popularity:133
Meaning:bright fame
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 Altman
    Director
  • Robert Browning
    Poet
  • Robert Burns
    Poet
  • Robert Crumb
    Cartoonist
  • Robert De Niro
    Actor
  • Robert Downey Jr
    Actor
  • Robert Downey Jr.
    Actor
  • Robert Frost
    Poet
  • Robert Fulton
    Inventor
  • Robert Griffin III
    Football Player
  • Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.
    Astronaut
  • Robert Kennedy
    Politician
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Novelist
  • Robert Pattinson
    Actor
  • Robert Plant
    Singer
  • Robert Redford
    Actor
  • Robert Rodriguez
    Director
  • Robert Smith
    Musician

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Source: Social Security Administration

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