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What does Ruperto mean?

Ruperto Pronunciation of Ruperto [ru-per-to] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and Ruperto means "bright fame". Ruperto is a version of Robert (Old German).

Associated with: bright, fame.


2 different relations via Robert: Roberto and Rupert.

Creative forms:
(male) Roperto, Ruperd, ..

(female) Ruperne, Ruperre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ruperto Rudra (R.R.), ..

How popular is Ruperto?

Ruperto is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#40987 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Ruperto (not ranked) are Robert (#63 in recent rankings), Roberto (#358) and Rupert. Adoption of these relations of Ruperto reached its peak in the 1930s (usage of 5.63%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.37%, 93.4%), with versions like Rupert becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robert, Roberto, Rupert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Robert outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alberto, Berto, Erberto (see Herbert), Huberto, Humberto, Liberto, Raferty, Rogerio, Roper, Rufaro, Ruggero, Uberto, Ulberto and Umberto. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ruperto.

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