Robert Rivero in the US

  1. #1,167,463 Robert Riel
  2. #1,167,464 Robert Riffel
  3. #1,167,465 Robert Riles
  4. #1,167,466 Robert Rill
  5. #1,167,467 Robert Rivero
  6. #1,167,468 Robert Rockhold
  7. #1,167,469 Robert Roeser
  8. #1,167,470 Robert Romani
  9. #1,167,471 Robert Rooke
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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 and Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Santander, and Cáceres named Rivero, from ribero ‘bank’, ‘shore’ (Late Latin riparium, a derivative of ripa ‘bank’).
3,786th in the U.S.

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