PRONOUNCED: RUY-pərt (Dutch), ROO-pərt (English), RUW-pert (Polish) [key]
Meaning & History
Low German 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.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Hrodpreht, Hrodebert, Robert (Ancient Germanic), Roparzh (Breton), Robert (Croatian), Robert (Czech), Robert (Danish), Pertti, Roope, Roopertti (Finnish), Robert (French), Róbert, Robi (Hungarian), Róbert (Icelandic), Roibeárd (Irish), Roberto (Italian), Roberts (Latvian), Robertas (Lithuanian), Hob, Hopkin (Medieval English), Robert (Norwegian), Roberto (Portuguese), Robert (Romanian), Robert (Russian), Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart (Scottish), Robert (Slovak), Robert (Slovene), Ruperto, Roberto (Spanish), Robert, Robin (Swedish), Hopcyn (Welsh)
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