Robert Esperanza in the US

  1. #35,778,485 Robert Espeljo
  2. #35,778,486 Robert Espelund
  3. #35,778,487 Robert Espenel
  4. #35,778,488 Robert Esperance
  5. #35,778,489 Robert Esperanza
  6. #35,778,490 Robert Espeut
  7. #35,778,491 Robert Espiau
  8. #35,778,492 Robert Espinera
  9. #35,778,493 Robert Esping
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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.
Spanish: metronymic from the female personal name Esperanza, from esperanza ‘hope’, or a habitational name from a place named Esperanza of La Esperanza for its church dedicated to a 2ndcentury saint bearing this name.
24,205th in the U.S.

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