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Early Origins of the Roberta family


The surname Roberta was first found in Piacenza, sometime during the 17th century, though the Roberta name is found all over Italy. The variations ending in "i" are mostly from the north, whereas those that end in "o" originate in the south. The name Roberta, like many surnames originated as a personal name; it shares the same origin as the English name "Robert," coming from the German first name Hrodebert, which is composed of the elements "hrod" and "berht," meaning "fame" and "bright."

Early History of the Roberta family


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Roberta Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Roberto, Roberti, Robertis, Ruberti, Ruberto and many more.

Early Notables of the Roberta family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Roberta family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Roberto Luigi, 31; who came on board the Amerique, which arrived in New York on March 10; 1882. Two other Robertos came to New York the next year, in 1883.

Contemporary Notables of the name Roberta (post 1700)


  • Raffaella Roberta Pelloni (b. 1943), better known by her artistic name Raffaella Carrà, an Italian TV hostess, singer and actress
  • Vivian Roberta Vance (1909-1979), American award winning television and theater actress and singer best known for her role as Ethel Mertz, sidekick to Lucille Ball on the American television sitcom I Love Lucy
  • Eileen Roberta Donovan (1915-1996), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, 1969-74 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • M. Roberta Foerst, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Roberta Wohlstetter (1912-2007), born Roberta Mary Morgan, one of America's most important historians of military intelligence, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Roberta Achtenberg (b. 1950), American Democrat politician, Candidate for California State Assembly, 1988; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Roberta Spear (1948-2003), American poet, awarded a Ingram Merrill Fellowship
  • Roberta Peters (1930-2017), American opera singer who sang all major coloratura roles at the Met
  • Roberta Mancino (b. 1980), Italian skydiver, BASE jumper, wingsuit flyer and international model
  • Roberta Howett (b. 1981), Irish singer

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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