Robert Stoehr in the US

  1. #1,436,035 Robert Stich
  2. #1,436,036 Robert Stinger
  3. #1,436,037 Robert Stiteler
  4. #1,436,038 Robert Stodola
  5. #1,436,039 Robert Stoehr
  6. #1,436,040 Robert Stoltzfus
  7. #1,436,041 Robert Stonesifer
  8. #1,436,042 Robert Strebel
  9. #1,436,043 Robert Studdard
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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.
North German (Stöhr): 1. from Middle Low German store ‘sturgeon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold sturgeon, or a nickname for someone with some supposed resemblance to the fish. 2. occasionally, a topographic name for someone who lived by the Stör river in Holstein (See Stohr).
15,365th in the U.S.

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