Given Name ROBERTO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ro-BER-to (Italian, Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ROBERT. Saint Roberto Bellarmine was a 16th-century cardinal who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church. Another famous bearer was Roberto de Nobili, a Jesuit missionary to India in the 17th century.
DIMINUTIVES: Berto (Italian), Berto (Spanish)
FEMININE FORMS: Roberta, Robertina (Italian), Roberta, Ruperta, Robertina (Spanish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrodebert, Robert, Hrodpreht (Ancient Germanic), Roparzh (Breton), Robert (Croatian), Robert (Czech), Robert (Danish), Robert, Robrecht, Bob, Brecht, Rob, Robbe, Robin, Rupert (Dutch), Robert, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rob, Robbie, Robby, Robin, Rupert (English), Pertti, Roope, Roopertti (Finnish), Robert (French), Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht (German), Róbert, Robi (Hungarian), Róbert (Icelandic), Roibeárd (Irish), Roberts (Latvian), Robertas (Lithuanian), Hob, Hopkin (Medieval English), Robert (Norwegian), Robert (Polish), Robert (Romanian), Robert (Russian), Raibeart, Rab, Rabbie (Scottish), Róbert (Slovak), Robert (Slovene), Robert, Robin (Swedish), Hopcyn (Welsh)


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Entry updated July 1, 2008