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Roberta name meaning

Last Name
162
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roberta mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roberta

User Submitted Origins

English
46%
German
27%
Italian
21%
American
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Roberta means "Bright, Famous" and is of English origin.
  2. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Roberta means "shining fame" and is of English origin.
  3. According to a user from South Africa, the name Roberta is of English origin and means "Gift of light".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages, feminine form of Robert.

Roberta was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Romanian

Notable Persons Named Roberta

Notable Persons Named Roberta

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell is a folk music, rock music, jazz, and pop music musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, piano, ukulele, auto-harp, Appalachian dulcimer, Bass guitar, and Synthesizer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 2007. Joni was given the name Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7th, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada. Joni is also known as Roberta Joan Mitchell and Joni Anderson.

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Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack is a jazz, folk music, soul music, rhythm, and blues musician. She has been prominent since 1969. Roberta was given the name Roberta Cleopatra Flack on February 10th, 1939 in Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States. Roberta is also known as Rubina Flake.

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Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry is a country music, pop music, and soul music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She holds the title Ode to Billie Joe". She was most prominent from 1964 to 1981. Bobbie was given the name Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27th, 1944.

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Roberta Vinci

Roberta Vinci is a tennis player. Roberta was born on February 18th, 1983 in Taranto, Apulia, Italy.

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Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar is a neurology, scientist, teacher, author, photographer, and astronaut.

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Roberta Williams

Roberta Williams is a video game designer, writer, and video game design. Roberta was born on February 16th, 1953.

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  • Roberta McCain
  • Roberta Shore
    Actress
  • Roberta Gemma
  • Karyn Kupcinet
    Actress
  • Roberta Jacobson
    Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Roberta Cowell
    Racing Driver
  • Roberta Sherwood
    Musician
  • Roberta Pinotti
    Undersecretary of State for Defence
  • Roberta Gambarini
    Singer
  • Roberta Smith
  • Roberta Sá
    Musician
  • Roberta Anastase
    President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania
  • Betty Curtis
    Singing
  • Alberta Adams
    Musician

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roberta U.S.
  White 78.40% 64.26%
  African American 6.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roberta

People with the last name Roberta are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Roberta

  • How Popular is the name Roberta? Roberta is the 425th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roberta was the 109,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roberta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 171,981 babies born with the first name Roberta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roberta to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roberta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 34 new born babies.
  • When was Roberta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roberta is Thursday, November 4th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Roberta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roberta was in 1953 with a total of 4,300 babies. That's a lot of babies named Roberta!
  • Random Roberta Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roberta ranks 50th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 268 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Roberta: The name spelled backwards is Atrebor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rroatbe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roberta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 162 people with the last name Roberta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roberta? Roberta is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Roberta name meaning

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