Given Name RUPERT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ROO-pert (German), RUY-pərt (Dutch), ROO-pərt (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

German variant form of ROBERT. The military commander Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of Charles I, introduced this name to England in the 17th century.
VARIANTS: Robert, Ruprecht (German)
FEMININE FORM: Roberta (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrodebert, Hrodpreht, Robert (Ancient Germanic), Roparzh (Breton), Robert (Croatian), Robert (Czech), Robert (Danish), Pertti, Roope, Roopertti (Finnish), Robert (French), Róbert, Robi (Hungarian), Róbert (Icelandic), Roibeárd (Irish), Berto, Roberto (Italian), Roberts (Latvian), Robertas (Lithuanian), Hob, Hopkin (Medieval English), Robert (Norwegian), Robert (Polish), Roberto (Portuguese), Robert (Romanian), Robert (Russian), Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart (Scottish), Róbert (Slovak), Robert (Slovene), Ruperto, Berto, Roberto (Spanish), Robert, Robin (Swedish), Hopcyn (Welsh)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017