Robert Dougher in the US

  1. #1,205,283 Robert Dingess
  2. #1,205,284 Robert Ditch
  3. #1,205,285 Robert Donham
  4. #1,205,286 Robert Dostal
  5. #1,205,287 Robert Dougher
  6. #1,205,288 Robert Downen
  7. #1,205,289 Robert Dragoo
  8. #1,205,290 Robert Drakeford
  9. #1,205,291 Robert Draughn
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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.
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhchair ‘descendant of Dubhchar’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + car ‘dear’.
29,129th in the U.S.

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