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Rupert or Ruprecht is a male given name .

Origin and meaning

The etymology of the name Rupert can be traced back to the Old High German language and means something like the one who shines through his fame ( hrod = "fame"; beraht = "shiny").

For more details see Robert (first name)

The two forms Robert and Rupert are to be equated up to the Middle Ages, the second is the Upper German form, Rupert and Ruprecht only separated in modern times, until the 16th century they are only synonymous spelling variants. This comes from the abbreviations of the education h ro d berə x / h t and can also be found in Albert / Albrecht and other names on -beraht .


Last name formation:

Name days

Saint Rupert of Salzburg

Name bearer

See also:

A name

See also List of Rulers named Robert for early equations
(sorted by date of birth / death)

First name Rupert

First name Ruprecht

Middle name, all variants