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  1. #1,555,293 Robert Schum
  2. #1,555,294 Robert Schutter
  3. #1,555,295 Robert Schweiss
  4. #1,555,296 Robert Sciarra
  5. #1,555,297 Robert Scrivener
  6. #1,555,298 Robert Seabaugh
  7. #1,555,299 Robert Seawell
  8. #1,555,300 Robert Seiffert
  9. #1,555,301 Robert Seller
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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.
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English and Scottish: occupational name for a clerk or copyist (see Scriven).
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