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pinWhat does Robertson mean?

Robertson /ro-bert-son/ as a name for boys. Robertson's root is Old German, and Robertson means "bright fame". Robertson is a version of Robert (Old German) with the suffix -son.


Robertson has 29 related forms via Robert: Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Riobard, Rip, Rob, Roban, Robb, Robben, Robbie, Robbin, Robbins, Robbinson, Robby, Robers, Roberto, Robi, Robin, Robinson, Robson, Robyn, Robynson, Rupert, Ruperto and Ruprecht.

Kreatif forms: Rabertson, Raybertson, Rocbertson. [more]

pinHow popular is Robertson?

Robertson is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#159 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby (#752 2 years ago), Rob, Robb, Robbie, Robby, Robert (#61), Roberto (#343), Robin and Rupert are the prominent related forms of Robertson (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Rip, are uncommon. These forms of Robertson were favored during the years 1960-1969 (average #443) and have become much less widespread since (#858, 74.5%), with versions such as Bobby, Robbie, Robby, Robin and Rupert becoming somewhat outmoded. Robert is more universally found than the rest, although Roberto appears to be gaining favor too. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Robertson and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bert, Bertie, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rob, Robb, Robbie, Robby, Robert in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Roberto, Robin, Rupert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bobby, Robbie, Robert, Robin outside U.S.