Robert: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Robert

From the Old North French version of the Old High German name Hrodberht, this name means “bright fame.” And good thing they took out all those extraneous “h’s” because WTF.

Nicknames:

Rob, Robbie, Bob, Bobby, Bert.

Famous people named Robert:

Actors Robert DeNiro, Robert Redford, Robert Downey Jr., and Rob Lowe; author Robert Louis Stevenson; musician Robert “Bob” Marley.

Fun facts:

Despite their stage names, Evel Knievel and Kid Rock are both Roberts.

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