Rupert Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rupert:
A cognate of Robert, derived from the Old High German Hruodperht, a compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and perht (bright).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Rup(e), Rupey, Rupes
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Rupert Grint, actor who plays Ron in the "Harry Potter" movies
Rupert Brooke, poet (1887-1915)
Rupert Everett, British actor
Rupert Graves, British actor
Rupert Murdoch, media tycoon (Rupert is his middle name; his first name is actually Keith)
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Rupert Bear, much-beloved, iconic, British cartoon character
Rupert Giles from TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer... played by Anthony Stewart Head
Rupert "Axebanger" Brookstanton, a character in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Rupert Awley, one of Spiggie Lomer's grade school crushes and listed on her "Men In My Life" list, in the comic blog The Greasers of Hazzick Flats http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com
Rupert, Stewie's teddy bear on Family Guy
Rupert 'Stiles' Stilinski...played by Jerry Levine in the 1985 cult-classic Teen Wolf