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Popularity
172k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Roberta

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Bright fame
  • #408 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
4.8m Robert (English)
106k Roberto (Italian)
5k Rupert (French)

How popular is the name "Roberta" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188034340
188141410
188235350
188348480
188455550
188545450
188672720
188764640
188874740
188973730
189091910
189188880
189286860
189382820
18941161160
18951301300
18961131130
18971301300
18981441440
18991401400
19001991990
19011651650
19021761760
19032052050
19042112110
19052432430
19062332330
19072912910
19082962960
19093533530
19104334330
19114414410
19126936930
19137557550
19149269215
19151,1611,1565
19161,3191,3136
19171,4331,4267
19181,6861,6806
19191,5611,5529
19201,6431,6367
19211,7421,73210
19221,6681,6599
19231,6631,6585
19241,7851,77312
19251,7711,75912
19261,8891,87712
19272,2432,23112
19281,9371,92413
19291,9851,97114
19301,9601,9519
19311,9631,95310
19322,2562,24313
19332,0482,03711
19342,3882,37216
19353,2013,18021#77 girl name
19363,4873,46720#64 girl name
19373,5853,56718#66 girl name
19383,5623,54616#73 girl name
19393,4273,41116#71 girl name
19403,4493,43217#71 girl name
19413,4143,39618#72 girl name
19424,1224,10319#66 girl name
19434,1904,16822#66 girl name
19443,7593,74415#70 girl name
19453,6193,60118#75 girl name
19464,0314,01615#86 girl name
19474,2744,26113#90 girl name
19483,6763,6679
19493,6643,6586#97 girl name
19503,6453,63213#96 girl name
19513,9843,9786#92 girl name
19524,2344,2268#88 girl name
19534,3114,30011#90 girl name
19544,0524,0439
19553,7983,78117
19563,8773,86710
19573,7143,70113
19583,3163,29917
19593,0913,0847
19602,8532,84310
19612,5682,55810
19622,5392,5309
19632,3342,32212
19642,2862,2788
19652,1392,12910
19661,8261,81610
19671,6331,62310
19681,4991,4918
19691,5171,50611
19701,3911,37516
19711,1781,1708
19729769760
19738738658
19748278207
19756776707
19766236167
19775755750
19785295290
19794984935
198049448311
19814694627
19824214129
19833403355
19843233158
19852962897
19862902846
19872612610
19882162097
19892322320
19902112029
19911901900
19921641640
19931491490
19941191190
19951071070
19961081080
199796960
199886860
199976760
200066660
200171710
200264640
200342420
200446460
200554540
200666660
200759590
200842420
200938380
201045450
201159590
201257570
201342420
201465650

Want to know about the populiarty of Roberta? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 171,669 babies born with the name Roberta in the United States. That's more than enough Robertas to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 34 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Roberta" was in 1953 with a total of 4,300 babies. (That's a lot of baby Robertas)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roberta" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 58 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 1,937 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Roberta" mean? The list below shows the origins of Roberta as well as things modernly associated with the name Roberta such as celebrities named Roberta.

English

Origin and Meaning of Roberta

The name "Roberta" is of English origin, and it means "Bright fame". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Atrebor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aotrber". 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.

Past life for Roberta born Mar 2, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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