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What does Ruprecht mean?

Ruprecht Pronunciation of Ruprecht [ruprecht] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the name Ruprecht means "bright fame". Ruprecht is a version of Robert (Old German). Ruprecht is also a variation of Rupert.

Associated with: bright, fame.


Creative forms:
(male) Dolprecht, Rupreroy, ..

(female) Rupreca, Ruprena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ruprecht Tayden (R.T.), ..

How popular is Ruprecht?

Ruprecht is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#24529 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Robert (#63 from recent data) and Rupert are the prominent variation forms of Ruprecht (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Ruprecht were at the apex of their popularity in the 1930s (usage of 5.6%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.3%, 94% less), with forms like Rupert falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Albrecht, Elbrecht, Ruperto, Rurek and Ulbricht. Like Ruprecht, these names are not frequently used.

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