Roberta

Roberta - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Roberta, meaning bright fame, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #164. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Roberta and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Roberta? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Roberta. The baby girl name Roberta was given to 26 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2680 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 54,356 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Roberta peaked in popularity 83 years ago in 1936 on position 64.



Famous with this name

Roberta Vasquez
Roberta Pedon
Roberta Collins


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Roberta is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Roberta is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,328 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,716.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Roberta is where you live.


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Roberta origin and meaning

Roberta is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bright fame. To see famous people named Roberta, pop culture references for the name Roberta and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Roberta

We've found the following names that sound similar to Roberta, sorted by popularity.

Robert / Roberto / Robertha / Robertine / Ruperta /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122680
20112564
20102919
20093088
20082981
20072783
20062272
20053229
20043965
20034562
20022403
20012111
20002307
19992202
19982052
19971923
19961573
19951557
19941395
19931153
19921213
19911021
1990968
1989830
1988956
1987738
1986677
1985637
1984589
1983553
1982500
1981467
1980459
1979422
1978395
1977371
1976351
1975331
1974291
1973281
1972269
1971247
1970226
1969207
1968206
1967195
1966179
1965167
1964171
1963169
1962159
1961162
1960149
1959141
1958131
1957120
1956116
1955113
1954102
195390
195288
195192
195096
194997
1948100
194790
194685
194575
194470
194366
194266
194172
194071
193971
193873
193766
193664
193577
1934103
1933111
1932109
1931121
1930125
1929125
1928127
1927122
1926135
1925146
1924146
1923151
1922149
1921147
1920144
1919144
1918141
1917148
1916154
1915158
1914156
1913155
1912156
1911169
1910164

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1328
California2716

Even more about Roberta


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Roberta a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Roberta?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1936
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Roberta
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 54,356
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +26

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