Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch

Meaning & History

Short form of names containing brecht, often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright".

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VariantsBob, Rob, Robbe
Feminine FormBrechtje
Other Languages & CulturesAdalbert, Albert, Albertus, Hrodebert, Hubert, Hubertus, Hugubert, Adalberht, Hrodpreht, Robert(Ancient Germanic) Æðelberht, Æþelbeorht(Anglo-Saxon) Roparzh(Breton) Albert, Robert(Catalan) Robert(Croatian) Robert(Czech) Albert, Robert(Danish) Albert, Ethelbert, Hubert, Al, Albie, Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Delbert, Rob, Robbie, Robby, Robert, Robin, Rupert(English) Robert(Estonian) Alpertti, Altti, Pertti, Robert, Roope, Roopertti(Finnish) Albert, Aubert, Hubert, Robert, Robin(French) Abbe, Abe, Hauke(Frisian) Alberte(Galician) Adalbert, Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht, Hubert, Hubertus, Bert, Hauke, Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht(German) Albert, Róbert, Robi(Hungarian) Albert, Róbert(Icelandic) Roibeárd(Irish) Adalberto, Alberto, Uberto, Berto, Roberto(Italian) Roberts(Latvian) Albaer, Hoebaer, Baer, Bèr(Limburgish) Albertas, Robertas(Lithuanian) Hob, Hopkin(Medieval English) Albert, Robert(Norwegian) Albert, Hubert, Robert(Polish) Adalberto, Alberto, Roberto(Portuguese) Albert, Robert(Romanian) Albert, Alik, Robert(Russian) Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart(Scottish) Róbert(Slovak) Robert(Slovene) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto, Roberto, Ruperto(Spanish) Albert, Robert, Robin(Swedish)

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Entry updated December 3, 2014