Roberta Origin and Meaning
The name Roberta is a girl's name of English origin meaning "bright fame".
Roberta has been one of the most successful feminization names, up at #64 in 1936. It's a name that's found all over children's lit, often nicknamed Bobbie or Robbie, though Bertie is another possibility. Notable bearers have included singers Roberta Flack and Roberta Peters--plus it's the birth name of Joni Mitchell.
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Famous People Named Roberta
- Roberta Cleopatra FlackAmerican singer
- Roberta PetersAmerican coloratura soprano
- Roberta Bondarfirst Canadian woman astronaut
- Roberta Joan "Joni" MitchellCanadian singer,songwriter
- Roberta Lee Streeterbirth name of American singer Bobbie Gentry
- Roberta VinciItalian tennis player
- Roberta SmithAmerican art critic
- Roberta "Maisie" Bidengranddaughter of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden
Roberta in Pop Culture
- Roberta "Bertie" Robinsoncharacter in movie "The Swiss Family Robinson"
- Roberta Quimbysister of Ramona Quimby in novels by Beverly Cleary
- Roberta "Robbie" Stevensoncharacter on TV's "The Journey of Allen Strange"
- Roberta Kittlesoncharacter on TV's "The Practice"
- "Gowns by Roberta" novel by Alice Duer Miller, basis for 1935 movie "Roberta"
- Roberta "Bobbie"character in E Nesbit's "The Railway Children"
- Robert "Bobby" Ellischaracter in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
- April Roberta LudgateDwyer, character on "Parks and Recreation"