What does Roberto mean?
Roberto /ro-ber-to/ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Roberto) is of Old German derivation, and the name Roberto means "bright fame". Roberto is a Latin form of Robert (Old German).
How popular is Roberto?
Roberto is a very popular first name for men (#186 out of 1220, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#8554 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Roberto for boys. Roberto was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #145 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #343 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Roberto and corresponding names. Robert (#61 via latest list) and Rupert are the prominent variation forms of Roberto (#343 via latest list) rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Robertson, are seldom used. These forms of Roberto were favored as baby names during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.705%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.532%, ▼24.5%), with the version Rupert becoming less trendy. Robert has been the most popular choice, though Roberto has gained in usage over time.
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Recommended similar baby names are Alberto▲, Berto, Dagoberto, Erberto, Filberto, Gilberto▼, Herberto, Hobert▼, Honesto, Huberto, Humberto▼, Joseito, Lamberto, Liberato, Liberto, Lorento, Modesto▼, Norberto▼, Radbert, Raferty, Rigobert, Rigoberto▼, Robeson, Rodeo, Roderic, Roderigo, Roderik, Rogelio▼, Roger▼, Rogerio, Rogers▼, Rogiero, Romeo▲, Ronello, Roper, Rosario▼, Rover, Roxbert, Royer, Uberto, Ulberto, Umberto and Wilberto. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roberto.