Robert Wilford in the US

  1. #1,205,592 Robert Weatherby
  2. #1,205,593 Robert Weidler
  3. #1,205,594 Robert Wentland
  4. #1,205,595 Robert Whitham
  5. #1,205,596 Robert Wilford
  6. #1,205,597 Robert Wingrove
  7. #1,205,598 Robert Wisneski
  8. #1,205,599 Robert Wittmer
  9. #1,205,600 Robert Wolz
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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: habitational name from either of two places called Wilford, in Nottinghamshire and Suffolk, both probably named with an Old English wilig ‘willow tree’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.
11,167th in the U.S.

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