Robert Family History
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Robert Name Meaning
English, French, German, Dutch, Hungarian (Róbert), etc: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. This is found occasionally in England before the Conquest, but in the main it was introduced into England by the Normans and quickly became popular among all classes of society. The surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, as an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gobert, Roberts, Albert, Obert, Nobert, Rembert, Royer, Libert, Bert