Robert Tilly in the US

  1. #2,050,674 Robert Thorndike
  2. #2,050,675 Robert Thursby
  3. #2,050,676 Robert Tiffin
  4. #2,050,677 Robert Tigue
  5. #2,050,678 Robert Tilly
  6. #2,050,679 Robert Timberman
  7. #2,050,680 Robert Timothy
  8. #2,050,681 Robert Tippie
  9. #2,050,682 Robert Tokarczyk
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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.
English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Tilly (Tiliacum in medieval records). Examples in Eure and Calvados are so called from a Gallo-Roman personal name Tilius (perhaps from Latin tilia ‘lime tree’) + the locative suffix -acum; one in Seine-et-Oise gets its name from the personal name Attilius + -acum.
22,820th in the U.S.

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