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The name Robert is of Germanic origin, and means bright fame.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Robert has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Robert
Use of the Name Robert for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,710,528 2,034,639 586,564 142,552 60,036 21,772 10,485
The table below indicates the number of times the name Robert has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Robert
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880102,41653911
1881112,1416189
1882102,50155712
188392,33460811
1884102,4699117
188592,32169211
188682,44556816
1887112,1249288
188882,81459119
188992,51571414
189082,54281812
189182,2409939
189282,71372017
189382,56373417
189482,49766021
189582,63772220
189682,71959228
189782,70375918
189872,937  
189972,61378418
190063,84275724
190172,54485016
190263,18177021
190373,045  
190453,417  
190563,41281921
190653,63695416
190754,02278923
190854,22076526
190954,56082925
191045,60180829
191156,50670139
1912412,82061764
1913415,68061272
1914421,19265479
1915428,759609116
1916431,737614122
1917435,232516168
1918440,671519178
1919441,057497183
1920348,691481203
1921252,759437245
1922253,840434238
1923256,150424252
1924160,811400295
1925160,824363352
1926161,122347370
1927161,528332410
1928160,595313438
1929159,744314438
1930162,037321421
1931160,374345344
1932159,177352325
1933154,113389274
1934155,771398265
1935156,443426231
1936158,434434221
1937161,766441223
1938162,231456218
1939259,675465209
1940261,149467206
1941264,150499195
1942271,825513211
1943274,522470246
1944270,572521194
1945269,908515200
1946283,781538216
1947291,358551237
1948285,258587203
1949283,660587199
1950283,499593204
1951286,049598208
1952286,541640193
1953185,948591226
1954386,206670193
1955483,618603236
1956383,826660210
1957481,605609259
1958477,197648232
1959574,465651238
1960572,316613268
1961572,830592289
1962570,177669233
1963570,001637251
1964569,933595279
1965563,091607256
1966559,288598250
1967556,345594257
1968558,157589265
1969558,321538336
1970557,130562327
1971550,570582299
1972642,976573288
1973738,698616250
1974736,994634243
1975635,283636244
1976733,773653237
1977634,175665238
1978833,304642253
1979834,002684250
1980934,204683254
1981934,352723229
1982934,363731233
19831032,698674255
1984931,727722229
1985832,072724238
1986931,318739240
19871030,213799219
19881030,280922184
19891030,072  
19901328,833  
19911326,829  
19921724,082  
19931722,428  
19942120,541  
19952218,563  
19962317,661  
19972316,285  
19982315,504  
19992614,503  
20002913,683  
20013012,612  
20023411,969  
20033511,287  
20043610,485  
Totals:  4,710,528 19,172

During the last 125 years, parents have used Robert as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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