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Robert -- Name Info

This eMedTV Web page explains name information related to Robert. This includes the meaning, origin, and other forms of Robert.

Robert is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Robert.

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Meanings and Variations

Robert is from Old English meaning Bright fame.
Alternates for Robert include: Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rab, Riobard, Rip, Rob, Robb, Robbie, and Robby
Robert is associated with these categories: Popular, and Old Fashioned
Famous people named Robert
Robert De Niro, Actor
Robert Redford, Actor
Famous stagenames related to Robert
Bob Dylan was born Robert Zimmerman.
Famous Children Named Robert
Given name: Robert Francis
Father: Robert Kennedy, Politician
Mother: Ethel Skakel
Given name: Robert Sargent
Father: Robert Sargent Shriver, Political Appointee
Mother: Eunice Kennedy, Special Olympics

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