Robert
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
RAH-bərt
Meaning
Brilliant fame
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Robert originates in Germanic languages and means "brilliant fame". As a masculine given name it has been popular over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. This was the name of several kings of France and Scotland. Recent famous bearers include American actor Robert Downey Jr. and English actor Robert Pattinson.

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Robert de Niro - actor
Robert Redford - actor
Robert Downey jr. - actor
Robert Duvall - actor
Robert Guillaume - actor
Robert F. Kennedy - politician
Robert Lebel - hockey player
Robert Pattinson - actor
Robert Plant - musician
Robert Kendrick - tennis player
Rob Lowe - actor

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