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  1. #97,554 Renee Reynolds
  2. #97,555 Richard Hinton
  3. #97,556 Richard Weller
  4. #97,557 Rick Hill
  5. #97,558 Robert Cyr
  6. #97,559 Robert Hinds
  7. #97,560 Robert Huntley
  8. #97,561 Robert Julian
  9. #97,562 Robert Mcclanahan
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Meaning & Origins

One of the many French names of Germanic origin that were introduced into Britain by the Normans; it has since remained in continuous use. It is derived from the nearly synonymous elements hrōd ‘fame’ + berht ‘bright, famous’, and had a native Old English predecessor of similar form (Hreodbeorht), which was supplanted by the Norman name. Two dukes of Normandy in the 11th century bore the name: the father of William the Conqueror (sometimes identified with the legendary Robert the Devil), and his eldest son. It was borne also by three kings of Scotland, notably Robert the Bruce (1274–1329), who freed Scotland from English domination. The altered short form Bob is very common, but Hob and Dob, which were common in the Middle Ages and gave rise to surnames, are extinct. See also Rupert.
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Cyr
French: from the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios ‘lord’, ‘master’. This name was borne by a 4th-century martyr, a small child martyred with his mother St. Julitta in 304 AD (see Quilici). In North America it is sometimes Americanized as Sears.
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