Robert Schoonhoven in the US

  1. #3,521,876 Robert Scholnick
  2. #3,521,877 Robert Scholtens
  3. #3,521,878 Robert Schoneman
  4. #3,521,879 Robert Schons
  5. #3,521,880 Robert Schoonhoven
  6. #3,521,881 Robert Schramer
  7. #3,521,882 Robert Schranz
  8. #3,521,883 Robert Schroader
  9. #3,521,884 Robert Schroepfer
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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.
Dutch (van Schoonhoven): habitational name for someone from Schoonhoven in South Holland or another place of the same name in Kampenhout in Brabant province, Belgium.
70,460th in the U.S.

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