in the U.S.
Gender: Boy. Ranked #3 most popular
What does the name "Robert" mean?
Robert (English): Bright Fame
The name "Robert" is of English origin and it means "Bright Fame". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.
R is for relish, you seek a challenge.
O is for ornate, nothing plain here!
B is for beloved, as you are to many.
E is for elegant, born within you.
R is for righteous, you know when you're right.
T is for tender, loving nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Trebor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Orretb". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Robert" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Robert? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,816,785 babies born with the name Robert in the United States. That's more than enough Roberts to occupy the country of Ireland with an estimated population of 4,588,252 (as of April 10, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 2,426 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Robert" was in 1947 with a total of 91,642 babies. (That's a lot of baby Roberts)
According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Robert" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 34,616 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Robert popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Robert in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Robert
Past life for Robert born Jun 16, 1935
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.