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PronouncedPron.ROO-pert German
RUY-pərt Dutch
ROO-pərt English

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.
VariantsRobert, Ruprecht German
Feminine FormRoberta English
Other Languages & CulturesHrodebert, 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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