Roberto

First Name
108k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roberto

"Roberto" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Bright fame". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Roberto

Roberto Durán Samaniego is a boxer. Roberto was born on June 16th, 1951 in El Chorrillo, Panama.

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Robert Trujillo is a heavy metal music, thrash metal, funk metal, crossover thrash, hardcore punk, and hard rock musician. He plays Fernandes Guitars, Music Man StingRay, Warwick (company), Fender Precision Bass, and Rickenbacker 4001. He has had major accomplishments since 1978. Robert was given the name Roberto Agustin Trujillo on October 23rd, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

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Roberto Firmino is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Clube de Regatas Brasil, Figueirense FC, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, and Brazil national football team. Roberto was born on October 2nd, 1991 in Maceió, Brazil.

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Roberto Clemente was a baseball player. Roberto was born on August 18th, 1934 in Barrio San Antón, Carolina, Puerto Rico. He breathed his last breath on December 31st, 1972.

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Roberto Mancini is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, Bologna F.C. 1909, U.C. Sampdoria, S.S. Lazio, Leicester City F.C., Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Roberto was born on November 27th, 1964 in Iesi, Italy.

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Roberto Di Matteo is a soccer player for the FC Schaffhausen, FC Zürich, FC Aarau, S.S. Lazio, Chelsea F.C., and Italy national football team. Roberto was born on May 29th, 1970 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Roberto

Sergi Roberto is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, FC Barcelona B, Spain national under-17 football team, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-20 football team. Sergi was born on February 7th, 1992 in Reus, Spain. Sergi is also known as Roberto Carnicer and Sergi.

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Zé Roberto is a soccer player for the Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Real Madrid C.F., Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FC Bayern Munich, Santos FC, Hamburger SV, Al-Gharafa Sports Club, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, and Brazil nationa. Zé was born on July 6th, 1974 in São Paulo. Zé is also known as José Roberto da Silva Jr..

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Jak Roberto is a musician, actor, singer, and model. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Jak was given the name Jan Rommel Osuna Roberto on December 2nd, 1993 in Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines. Jak is also known as Jak, Jan, and Rommel.

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Roger Delgado was an actor. He was most prominent from 1952 to 1973. Roger was given the name Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto on March 1st, 1918 in Whitechapel. He left this life on June 18th, 1973.

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Roberto is a soccer player for the Olympiacos F.C., Atlético Madrid, Atlético Madrid B, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Recreativo de Huelva, Real Zaragoza, S.L. Benfica, Spain national under-17 football team, Spain national under-18 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. Roberto was born on February 10th, 1986 in Madrid, Spain.

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Paolo Roberto is a boxer. Paolo was born on February 3rd, 1969 in Stockholm.

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How popular is the baby name Roberto in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1903 8 0 8
1904 8 0 8
1906 7 0 7
1907 11 0 11
1908 16 0 16
1909 11 0 11
1910 19 0 19
1911 15 0 15
1912 41 0 41
1913 31 0 31
1914 43 0 43
1915 59 0 59
1916 63 0 63
1917 85 6 79
1918 95 0 95
1919 89 0 89
1920 148 0 148
1921 164 7 157
1922 180 7 173
1923 237 5 232
1924 241 0 241
1925 249 0 249
1926 258 8 250
1927 312 7 305
1928 318 6 312
1929 364 10 354
1930 404 7 397
1931 311 0 311
1932 273 5 268
1933 256 11 245
1934 281 0 281
1935 272 7 265
1936 273 10 263
1937 303 10 293
1938 298 8 290
1939 290 5 285
1940 317 9 308
1941 353 9 344
1942 358 6 352
1943 395 6 389
1944 420 6 414
1945 445 7 438
1946 504 7 497
1947 532 8 524
1948 606 6 600
1949 585 0 585
1950 606 9 597
1951 662 9 653
1952 690 0 690
1953 717 9 708
1954 769 7 762
1955 749 7 742
1956 761 12 749
1957 823 8 815
1958 939 12 927
1959 907 14 893
1960 959 11 948
1961 951 7 944
1962 1,035 15 1,020
1963 1,052 6 1,046
1964 1,072 14 1,058
1965 1,080 17 1,063
1966 1,114 12 1,102
1967 1,155 10 1,145
1968 1,228 16 1,212
1969 1,333 10 1,323
1970 1,379 14 1,365
1971 1,400 8 1,392
1972 1,415 14 1,401
1973 1,448 11 1,437
1974 1,528 16 1,512
1975 1,572 14 1,558
1976 1,599 12 1,587
1977 1,649 22 1,627
1978 1,624 18 1,606
1979 1,673 15 1,658
1980 1,902 21 1,881
1981 1,942 14 1,928
1982 1,852 8 1,844
1983 1,784 11 1,773
1984 1,681 11 1,670
1985 1,718 11 1,707
1986 1,727 18 1,709
1987 1,644 18 1,626
1988 1,685 24 1,661
1989 2,030 15 2,015
1990 2,111 18 2,093
1991 2,132 15 2,117
1992 2,020 13 2,007
1993 2,097 19 2,078
1994 1,980 11 1,969
1995 2,015 11 2,004
1996 1,927 8 1,919
1997 1,952 8 1,944
1998 1,967 7 1,960
1999 1,967 8 1,959
2000 1,962 6 1,956
2001 1,962 7 1,955
2002 1,993 0 1,993
2003 1,880 7 1,873
2004 1,875 0 1,875
2005 1,877 0 1,877
2006 1,733 5 1,728
2007 1,756 9 1,747
2008 1,580 0 1,580
2009 1,416 0 1,416
2010 1,272 0 1,272
2011 1,130 0 1,130
2012 1,073 0 1,073
2013 953 0 953
2014 963 0 963
2015 924 0 924
2016 886 0 886

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Popularity of Roberto as a first name

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Popularity of Roberto as a last name

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Common last names for Roberto

  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Rivera
  • Sanchez
  • Torres
  • Ramirez
  • Diaz
  • Ortiz
  • Cruz
  • Fernandez
  • Morales
  • Ramos
  • Reyes
  • Gomez

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roberto U.S.
  White 65.78% 64.26%
  African American 1.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roberto

People with the last name Roberto are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Roberto

  • How Popular is the name Roberto? Roberto is the 615th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roberto was the 8,706th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roberto have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 107,816 babies born with the first name Roberto in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roberto to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roberto? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Roberto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roberto is Wednesday, March 27th, 1844.
  • What year had the most people named Roberto born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roberto was in 1991 with a total of 2,117 babies. That's a lot of babies named Roberto!
  • Random Roberto Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roberto ranks 46th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 21 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Roberto: Your name in reverse order is Otrebor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rebtoro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roberto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,770 people with the last name Roberto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roberto? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Roberto as their last name.

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