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GenderMasculine
UsageDutch

Meaning & History

Short form of names containing brecht, often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright".
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 Catalan Robert Croatian Robert Czech Albert, Robert Danish Albert, Ethelbert, Hubert, Al, Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Delbert, Rob, Robbie, Robby, Robert, Robin, Rupert English Alpertti, Altti, Pertti, Roope, Roopertti Finnish Albert, Aubert, Hubert, Robert French Abbe, Abe Frisian Alberte Galician Adalbert, Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht, Hubert, Hubertus, Bert, 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 Adalbert, Albert, Hubert, Robert Polish Adalberto, Alberto, Roberto Portuguese Albert, Robert Romanian Albert, Robert Russian Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart Scottish Róbert Slovak Robert Slovene Adalberto, Alberto, Berto, Roberto, Ruperto Spanish Albert, Robert, Robin Swedish
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