The name Robert has roots in English and German. It is derived from the German word "Hrodberht," with "hrod" meaning "fame" and "berht" meaning "bright." This can be interpreted to mean "bright fame" or "bright in counsel." Robert has been widely used since the Middle Ages and remains a popular choice within the United States.
Similar Names: Bob, Bobby, Robbie, Rob
Famous Robert Names: Robert De Niro (actor), Robert Downey Jr. (actor)