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Meaning & History

Derived from the medieval given name HOB. A famous bearer of this name was British political philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), the author of 'Leviathan'.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRobertsen Danish Robert Dutch Robert French Róbertsson Icelandic Berti Italian Robertsson Swedish Probert Welsh
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute