Rupert

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A German name, brought to England by Prince Rupert of the Rhine in the seventeenth century.

Proper noun[edit]

Rupert

  1. (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.
  2. A city in Idaho.
  3. An unincorporated community in Ohio.
  4. A town in Vermont.
  5. A town in West Virginia.

Noun[edit]

Rupert (plural Ruperts)

  1. (derogatory, slang military) A junior army officer.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old High German equivalent of the English and northern German Robert.

Proper noun[edit]

Rupert

  1. A male given name.

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