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What does Rupa mean?

Rupa Pronunciation of Rupa [ru-pa] as a name for girls means "bright fame". Rupa is a version of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert.

Associated with: bright (light).


4 alternative forms via Roberta: Roba, Robi, Ruperta and Rupetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Ripa, Ruda, ..

(male) Ruil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rupa Addalynn (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rupa?

Rupa is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Rupa is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Rupa (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 is Roberta. This relation of Rupa was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.2%), but now, Roberta has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roberta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rupa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Orpa, Pepa, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Rana, Raula, Raya, Rea, Reba, Reda, Rena, Reta, Reva, Reya, Reza, Rhea, Rhia, Ria, Rica, Rida, Rika, Rima, Rina, Risa, Rita, Riva, Roda, Roma, Rona, Rora, Rosa, Roya, Roza, Rubi, Rubia, Ruby, Rudi, Rue, Rui, Ruta, Ruth, Ruza, Ruzha, Ruzsa and Rysa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rupa.

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