A German name, brought to England by Prince Rupert of the Rhine in the seventeenth century.
- (mostly U.K.) A male given name.
- 2010 Joanne Harris, blueeyedboy, Doubleday, ISBN 9780385609500, page 99:
- A St Oswald's boy can pass off a name like Orlando, can make it sound like peppermint. Even Rupert sounds somehow cool when attached to a navy-blue St Oswald's blazer.
Rupert (plural Ruperts)
- (derogatory, slang military) A junior army officer.
From the Old High German equivalent of the English and northern German Robert.
- A male given name.