Rupert - Meaning of Rupert
[ 2 syll. ru-per(t), rup-e-rt ] The baby boy name Rupert is pronounced RUW-PahRT in English, RUY-PahRT in Dutch, or RUH-PehRT in Polish †. Rupert is of Germanic origin, and it is used largely in the Dutch, English, German, and Polish languages. Rupert is a derivative of Robert.
A form of Rupert is the Dutch, English, and German variant spelling Ruppert.
Rupert is uncommon as a baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Rupert. Its ranking then was #441. The baby name has since substantially fallen in popularity, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Rupert, Robert was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Rupert include Rafertee, Raffertee, Raibeart, Reaford, Reeford, Robart, Robbert, Roberd, Robert, Roberte, Robyrt, Roibéard, Rubert, Rufford, Rufforde, Ruford, Ruforde, Ruperto, Ruppert, and Rafertey.
† Pronunciation for Rupert: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; UY as in "rue (French)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"
Details of famous persons named Rupert:
Actor Rupert Grint, born 24 August 1988, Hertfordshire, England.
Composer Rupert Holmes, born 24 February 1947, Northwich, England.
Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, born Keith Rupert Murdoch, 11 March 1931, Melbourne, Australia.