The name Robert has German roots. Having appeared many centuries ago, it came to us from the ancient Germanic tribes, in which many men were called Hlodebehrt (that was the name Robert used in ancient times). The meaning of the name is related to two roots - "hrod" and "behrt", which are translated as "bright" and "glory", i.e. "Bright glory." On the Catholic calendar, the day of Angel Robert is celebrated on April 30. In the Orthodox monotonous (Svyattsy) this name is not, but the Russian Roberts can celebrate their holiday on April 9, April 30, May 8, May 12, June 20, June 21 or September 30. As a rule, it is recommended to choose the date that is closest to your birthday.
Rupert, Bob, Bertus, Roberto, Robbie, as well as (for women) Robert, Robertine - it's all derived from Robert. The name has also diminutive forms. In English it's Bobby, Bob and even Bo, and in Russian - Rob, Robert, Robchik. This name was worn by many famous people, such as the kings of France Robert I and Robert II, King Robert of Naples, the three Scottish kings of Robert I, II and III, Robert Scott (English polar explorer, years of life 1868-1912), English writer Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), the Soviet designer Robert Kinasoshvili (1899-1964) and many others. They all have one thing in common - everyone from the name of Robert. The meaning of the name, perhaps, does in some way contribute to fame, celebrity.
It is believed that Robert has a stubborn and persistent nature. It is possible that in the family he is closer to his mother. From an early age, he knows what he wants, and purposefully goes to his dream. But the Roberts are also witty and cheerful, therefore, as a rule, they do not lack of friends. People with this name can show themselves well in any profession, they can be found in the most diverse spheres of life. There is an opinion that the Roberts, born in the winter, may be jealous, do not marry for a long time, but once they make their choice, they become faithful husbands. They are somewhat harsh, but in their chest they are beating a warm heart. Men named after Robert and born in the summer are generous, generous, and sometimes even wasteful. They like noisy companies and prefer not to stay long alone.
What else can you say about a man whose name is Robert?
The meaning of the name Robert (according to another version) is "unfading glory". Those. The very name has to the fact that the men named by him are popular throughout their lives, and many remain in the memory of people even after leaving another world. A vivid example is the Russian / Soviet poet Robert Rozhdestvensky. He lived an uneasy but beautiful life, and his poems and songs written on his texts are still loved by people. I want to mention here two more famous people of our time named Robert - this is an American actor De Niro and British actor Robert Thomas Pattinson. Currently, this name is still popular in Britain, the USA, Ireland, Scotland, in Croatia, and in Hungary it is ranked 48th in the popularity rating. In France it was especially common in the 20-30s of the last century, in Russia it remains popular so far. But in such a small country like Latvia, about every sixth newborn boy is Robert. The meaning of the name, probably, really somehow affects the fate of a person. Therefore, if the qualities described above seem attractive to you, you can safely call your child Robert.