Roberto name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Roberto

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Nevada, U.S., the name Roberto is of Portuguese origin and means "Famed".
  2. According to a user from Germany, the name Roberto means "The name Robert is an ancient Germanic given name, from Proto-Germanic *Hrothi- 'fame' and *berhta- 'bright' (Hrothiberhtaz). So 'Of clear fame'".
  3. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Roberto means "cool" and is of Mexican origin.
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Notable Persons Named Roberto

Notable Persons Named Roberto

Roberto Durán Samaniego

Roberto Durán Samaniego is a boxer. Roberto was born on June 16th, 1951 in El Chorrillo, Panama.

Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo is a heavy metal music, thrash metal, funk metal, crossover thrash, hardcore punk, and hard rock musician. He plays Fernandes Guitars, Music Man StingRay, Warwick (company), Fender Precision Bass, and Rickenbacker 4001. He has had major accomplishments since 1978. Robert was given the name Roberto Agustin Trujillo on October 23rd, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Clube de Regatas Brasil, Figueirense FC, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, and Brazil national football team. Roberto was born on October 2nd, 1991 in Maceió, Brazil.

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente was a baseball player. Roberto was born on August 18th, 1934 in Barrio San Antón, Carolina, Puerto Rico. He breathed his last breath on December 31st, 1972.

Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, Bologna F.C. 1909, U.C. Sampdoria, S.S. Lazio, Leicester City F.C., Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Roberto was born on November 27th, 1964 in Iesi, Italy.

Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo is a soccer player for the FC Schaffhausen, FC Zürich, FC Aarau, S.S. Lazio, Chelsea F.C., and Italy national football team. Roberto was born on May 29th, 1970 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

  • Roberto Baggio
    Soccer Player
  • Roberto Benigni
    Film Director
  • Bobby Farrell
  • Roberto Martínez
    Soccer Player
  • M.D. Roberto Canessa
  • Roberto Pereyra
    Soccer Player
  • Roberto Soldado
    Soccer Player
  • Roberto Bautista-Agut
  • Roberto Aguayo
  • Roberto Bolaño
  • Roberto Alomar
    Baseball Player
  • Roberto Luongo
    Hockey Player
  • Roberto Cavalli
    Fashion Designer
  • Roberto Soriano
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roberto

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roberto

Sergi Roberto

Sergi Roberto is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, FC Barcelona B, Spain national under-17 football team, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-20 football team. Sergi was born on February 7th, 1992 in Reus, Spain. Sergi is also known as Roberto Carnicer and Sergi.

Zé Roberto

Zé Roberto is a soccer player for the Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Real Madrid C.F., Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FC Bayern Munich, Santos FC, Hamburger SV, Al-Gharafa Sports Club, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, and Brazil nationa. Zé was born on July 6th, 1974 in São Paulo. Zé is also known as José Roberto da Silva Jr..

Jak Roberto

Jak Roberto is a musician, actor, singer, and model. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Jak was given the name Jan Rommel Osuna Roberto on December 2nd, 1993 in Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines. Jak is also known as Jak, Jan, and Rommel.

Roger Delgado

Roger Delgado was an actor. He was most prominent from 1952 to 1973. Roger was given the name Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto on March 1st, 1918 in Whitechapel. He left this life on June 18th, 1973.


Roberto is a soccer player for the Olympiacos F.C., Atlético Madrid, Atlético Madrid B, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Recreativo de Huelva, Real Zaragoza, S.L. Benfica, Spain national under-17 football team, Spain national under-18 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. Roberto was born on February 10th, 1986 in Madrid, Spain.

Paolo Roberto

Paolo Roberto is a boxer. Paolo was born on February 3rd, 1969 in Stockholm.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roberto U.S.
  White 65.78% 64.26%
  African American 1.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roberto

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

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Fun Facts about the name Roberto

  • How Popular is the name Roberto? Roberto is the 618th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roberto was the 8,706th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roberto have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,947 babies born with the first name Roberto in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roberto to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roberto? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Roberto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roberto is Wednesday, March 27th, 1844.
  • What year had the most people named Roberto born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roberto was in 1991 with a total of 2,116 babies. That's a lot of babies named Roberto!
  • Random Roberto Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roberto ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 742 babies in California have the same name in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Roberto: The name spelled backwards is Otrebor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Btoeror. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roberto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,770 people with the last name Roberto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roberto? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Roberto as their last name.
  • Roberto name meaning

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