If you are expecting a baby at home, there will surely be many preparations that you should be thinking about. Toys, clothes, cribs, pacifiers, you may even be thinking about its future and, without a doubt, about the name it will bear. There are a wide variety of baby names and many options to choose from. It may be that some of them catch your attention more. Visit our post on original names or rare names to learn more details. In this opportunity we are going to explain the meaning of Robert.

Etymology of the name Robert:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Roberto comes from the German word Hruotberht where hruot means ” fame ” and berht means ” bright “. It was introduced by the Germanic peoples during the Byzantine Italy of the 1st century and popularized by the Normans. The name was also famous during the war conflicts of the 20th century. Saint Robert of Newminster, a priest and abbot of the Catholic Church during the 11th century, is known. Saint Robert de Chaise-Deu was a French priest and member of the Order of Saint Benedict who entered the monastery at the age of 11. Roberto is the variant of the name in Spanish and Italian.


Ruprecht in German, Rubirtu in Arabic, Roparz in Breton, Robert in Catalan, Roibeárd in Irish, Robert or Robin in English, Raibeart in Scottish Gaelic, Róbert in Slovak, Robertus in Latin, Robertu in Leonese, Roberts in Latvian, Robben in Dutch , Roberte in Galician, Robat in Welsh, Rovértos in Greek, Robertu in Sardinian, Robbetto in Sicilian. Some variants of the name are Boberto orRupert. The female variants are Roberta or Ruperta.

Famous people named Robert:

  • Robert Roena

    • Puerto Rican dancer and conductor : also known as The Great Dancer, he was born in Mayagüez in 1940. He is related to the salsa groups El Gran Combo and Fania All-Stars. From the age of 9 he became interested in music and dance, where he already practiced the mambo and also began to play the bongos. At the age of 16, he rehearsed with his brothers and began to participate in musical groups.
  • Robert Merhi Muntan

    • Spanish racing driver : he was born in Benicasim, Castellón in 1991. He began his sports career at the age of 8, making his debut in karting, achieving several victories. Later he participated in other competitions such as the Spanish F3, the F3 Euroseries, among others, and in Formula Renault 2.0 being the youngest participant in history. He currently participates as a regular driver in Formula 1 and in long-term races.
  • Roberto Gomez Bolanos

    • Mexican actor, comedian, director and producer : also known as Chespirito, he was born in Mexico City in 1929. He is the creator of famous characters such as Chavo del Ocho or El Chapulín Colorados, comedy series for the whole family. He studied mechanical engineering but never graduated, his first job in the area was as an advertising man, participating in radio and television and later being a television scriptwriter. The television awards he won were in the category of best comedy actor or best comedy show.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Robert:

They are usually enthusiastic, friendly, full of energy and very charismatic people . They have a big smile that spreads everywhere they go and for this reason they usually become the center of attention. They are distracted, childish, immature and everything seems like a game to them, this same attitude towards life leads them to take relaxed postures, decide based on the facts and keep a cool head. As children they can be very tender, sweet and close to their family, an interest that they will maintain when they reach adulthood. They are adventurous, daring and very daring.