Rupert - boys name

Rupert name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Rupert name meaning:

The name Rupert is derived from the Old High German name "Hrodperht," which is composed of the elements "hrod" meaning "fame" or "renown," and "beraht" meaning "bright" or "shining." Therefore, the name Rupert can be interpreted to mean "bright fame" or "shining renown."

People with the name Rupert are often described as charismatic, confident, and ambitious. They have a natural tendency to shine and stand out in social settings, often commanding attention and respect from others. Ruperts are typically ambitious individuals who strive for success and recognition. They have a natural ability to lead and inspire others, and their bright and outgoing personalities make them excellent communicators and influencers.

In summary, the name Rupert carries the meaning of "bright fame" and describes individuals who possess charisma, confidence, and ambition. They have a natural ability to shine and command attention, and their leadership qualities and outgoing personalities often lead them to achieve success and inspire others.

Origin: Italian

Form of Robert. Bright fame.


Saints names, Victorian names

Related names

Robert , Bob, Bobbi , Hob, Rab, Rabbie, Raibeart, Rhobert, Rob, Robina, Rupert

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 93 out of 4789

631 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (92)
  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Rupert

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