Robert Derosier in the US

  1. #693,067 Robert Cornman
  2. #693,068 Robert Croll
  3. #693,069 Robert Dake
  4. #693,070 Robert Deas
  5. #693,071 Robert Derosier
  6. #693,072 Robert Desalvo
  7. #693,073 Robert Desautels
  8. #693,074 Robert Despain
  9. #693,075 Robert Devitt
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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.
3rd in the U.S.
French: from rosier ‘rose (bush)’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived where wild roses grew, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word.
11,677th in the U.S.

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