Robert

Robert is a boy name and means bright fame. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \r(o)-be-rt\. Other similar names and variants include: Bert, Bertie, Bo, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Dobbs, Hobbes, Hopkins, Rab, Rabbie, Riobard, Rip, Rob, Roban, Robb, Robben, Robbie, Robbin, Robbins, Robbinson, Robby, Robers, Roberto, Robertson, Robi, Robin, Robinson, Robson, Robyn, Robynson, Rupert, Ruperto, Ruprecht. Robert is a very popular first name for men (#3 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2533 out of 88799).
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Famous actors named Robert and their movies

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro

Born on August 17, 1943

  • Age: 78
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 83
Heist

Heist

Directed by: Scott Mann

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Dave Bautista, Kate Bosworth

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Righteous Kill

Righteous Kill

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Carla Gugino, 50 Cent

Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner

Country: United States of America

Robert Redford
Robert Redford

Born on August 18, 1936

  • Age: 85
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 37

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Country: United States of America

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles

Country: United States of America

The Chase

The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

The Horse Whisperer

The Horse Whisperer

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

Robert Wagner
Robert Wagner

Born on February 10, 1930

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 29
I Am the Cheese

I Am the Cheese

Directed by: Robert Jiras

Starring: Robert MacNaughton, Hope Lange, Don Murray, Robert Wagner

Winning

Winning

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas

All the Fine Young Cannibals

Directed by: Michael Anderson, Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton

Curse of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: David Niven, Robert Wagner, Herbert Lom, Joanna Lumley

Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson

Born on May 13, 1986

  • Age: 35
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 15
Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Directed by: David Slade

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Xavier Samuel

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland

Little Ashes

Little Ashes

Directed by: Paul Morrison

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Javier Beltrán, Matthew McNulty, Marina Gatell

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Famous directors named Robert and their movies

Robert Altman
Robert Altman

Born on February 20, 1925

  • Age: 96
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 41

Aria

Directed by: Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Ro

Starring: John Hurt, Theresa Russell, Stephanie Lane, Roy Hyatt

O.C. and Stiggs

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Daniel Jenkins, Neill Barry, Jane Curtin, Paul Dooley

A Perfect Couple

A Perfect Couple

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Dooley, Marta Heflin, Titos Vandis, Belita Moreno

The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Country: United States of America

Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis

Born on May 14, 1952

  • Age: 69
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 29
Contact

Contact

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Country: United States of America

Flight

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle, John Goodman

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

The Walk

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon, Émilie Leclerc

Robert Bresson
Robert Bresson

Born on September 25, 1901

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 23

The Trial of Joan of Arc

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Florence Delay, Jean-Claude Fourneau, Roger Honorat, Marc Jacquier

The Devil, Probably

The Devil, Probably

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Antoine Monnier, Tina Irissari, Henri de Maublanc, Laetitia Carcano

Une femme douce

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Dominique Sanda, Guy Frangin, Jeanne Lobre, Claude Ollier

Les anges du péché

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Renée Faure, Jany Holt, Sylvie, Mila Parély

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Famous writers named Robert and their books

Robert Ludlum
Robert Ludlum

Born on May 25, 1927

  • Age: 94
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 29
The Cry of the Halidon

The Cry of the Halidon

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Alex McAuliff has received an offer he can’t refuse: two million dollars for a geological survey of Jamaica. All Dunstone Limited requires is his time, his expertise, and his absolute secrecy.

The Road To Omaha

The Road To Omaha

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Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong—and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the

The Scorpio Illusion

The Scorpio Illusion

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago

The Icarus Agenda

The Icarus Agenda

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Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …

Robert McNamara
Robert McNamara

Born on June 09, 1916

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 4
In Retrospect

In Retrospect

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The #1 national bestseller--an indispensable document for anyone interested in the Vietnam War. McNamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal story of America's descent into Vietnam from a unique point of view, and is one of the most enlightening …

In Retrospect

In Retrospect

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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER. The definitive insider's account of American policy making in Vietnam."Can anyone remember a public official with the courage to confess error and explain where he and his country went wrong? This is what Robert McNamara does in …

The Essence Of Security

The Essence Of Security

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Memoir, Political Studies, American History & Studies

Robert Heinlein
Robert Heinlein

Born on July 07, 1907

  • Age: 114
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
Friday

Friday

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Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns.

To Sail Beyond The Sunset

To Sail Beyond The Sunset

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The millions of fans of Lazarus Long--probably Heinlein's most beloved character--will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

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When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

Robert Kiyosaki
Robert Kiyosaki

Born on April 08, 1947

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

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Rich Dad, Poor Dad

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Robert a popular name?

Over the years Robert was most popular in 1953. According to the latest US census information Robert ranks #1st while according to famousnames.vip Robert ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Robert?

According to the US census in 2018, 4349 boys were born named Robert, making Robert the #80th name more popular among boy names. In 1953 Robert had the highest rank with 86475 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Robert?

Robert is #80th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Robert more popular ?

The name Robert was more popular in 1953 with 86475 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Robert

The last time a baby was named Robert was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Robert?

In 2020 there were 4349 baby boys named Robert.

Who is a famous person named Robert?

There a several famous people named Robert, for example actor Robert De Niro, director Robert Altman, musician Robert Miles.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Robert?

A famous actor/actress named Robert is Robert De Niro, starring in 4 movies, including Heist and Once Upon a Time in America.

Who is a famous director named Robert?

A famous director named Robert is Robert Altman, who directed 4 movies, including Aria and O.C. and Stiggs.

Who is a famous singer named Robert?

A famous singer named Robert is Robert Miles, with over 4 songs, including Children and Dreamland: Deluxe Edition.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Robert?

There are 4 actors named Robert including Robert De Niro and Robert Redford who appeared in movies such as Heist and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

How many famous directors are named Robert?

There are 3 directors named Robert including Robert Altman and Robert Zemeckis who directed movies such as Aria and Contact.

How many famous writers are named Robert?

There are 4 writers named Robert including Robert Ludlum and Robert McNamara who wrote books such as The Cry of the Halidon and In Retrospect.

How many famous singers are named Robert?

There are 2 singers named Robert including Robert Miles and Robert John who wrote songs such as Children and The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube).