Robert Vanderveen in the US

  1. #721,782 Robert Thill
  2. #721,783 Robert Toll
  3. #721,784 Robert Touchette
  4. #721,785 Robert Truesdell
  5. #721,786 Robert Vanderveen
  6. #721,787 Robert Vanhoy
  7. #721,788 Robert Varley
  8. #721,789 Robert Veilleux
  9. #721,790 Robert Vergara
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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 der Veen): topographic name from Dutch veen ‘peat bog’, ‘fen’, or a habitational name from any of various places named (het) Veen.
13,609th in the U.S.

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