Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈʁuː.pɛʁt/(German) /ˈɹu.pəɹt/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

German variant form of Robert, from the Old German variant Hrodperht. It was borne by the 7th century Saint Rupert of Salzburg and the 8th-century Saint Rupert of Bingen. The military commander Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of Charles I, introduced this name to England in the 17th century. A notable bearer is the Australian-American businessman Rupert Murdoch (1931-).

Related Names

VariantsRobert, Ruprecht(German)
Other Languages & CulturesRobert(Albanian) Roparzh(Breton) Robert(Catalan) Robert(Croatian) Robert, Robin(Czech) Robert(Danish) Bob, Brecht, Rob, Robbe, Robert, Robin, Robrecht(Dutch) Robert(Estonian) Pertti, Robert, Roope, Roopertti(Finnish) Robert, Robin(French) Hrodebert, Hrodperht, Robertus, Robert(Germanic) Róbert, Robi(Hungarian) Róbert(Icelandic) Roibeárd(Irish) Berto, Roberto(Italian) Roberts(Latvian) Robertas(Lithuanian) Hob, Hopkin(Medieval English) Hopcyn(Medieval Welsh) Robert(Norwegian) Hrōþiberhtaz(Old Germanic) Robert(Polish) Roberto(Portuguese) Robert(Romanian) Robert(Russian) Rab, Rabbie(Scots) Raibeart(Scottish Gaelic) Róbert(Slovak) Robert(Slovene) Ruperto, Berto, Roberto(Spanish) Robert, Robin(Swedish)


People think this name is

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Name Days

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Croatia: March 27
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Poland: March 27


Entry updated April 23, 2024