Rupert
I. biographical name Prince 1619-1682 Count Palatine of Rhine & Duke of Bavaria English (German-born) Royalist general & admiral II. geographical name river 380 miles (612 kilometers) Canada in W Quebec flowing W into James Bay

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  • Rupert — bzw. Ruprecht ist ein männlicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Varianten 3 Namenstag 4 Bekannte Namensträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rupert — Rupert, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 5645 Housing Units (2000): 2204 Land area (2000): 2.030664 sq. miles (5.259396 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.030664 sq. miles (5.259396 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rupert — m English, Low German, and Dutch: Low German form of ROBERT (SEE Robert), first brought to England by Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1618–92), a dashing military leader who came to help his uncle, Charles I, in the Civil War. Cognate: German:… …   First names dictionary

  • Rupert — (le) fl. du Québec (600 km); issu du lac Mistassini, il se jette dans la baie de James …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rupert — Rupert,   Hruodpert, Ruprecht, erster Bischof von Salzburg (um 700), * um 650, ✝ Salzburg 27. 3. 718; aus rheinfränkischem Adel; wirkte im Gebiet von Salzburg in der Tradition der iroschottischen Mönche als Missionar und Klostergründer. Heiliger… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rupert — masc. proper name, probably a blend of German Ruprecht and English Robert …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rupert — [ro͞o′pərt] n. [Ger Ruprecht, Rupprecht: see ROBERT1] a masculine name …   English World dictionary

  • Rupert — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Rupert gender = Male region = Western Europe origin = Low German footnotes = Rupert is derived from the Latin Rupertus , which is a loan from the Old German Hroberahtus ; thus it is a variation of modern English… …   Wikipedia

  • Rupert — /rooh peuhrt/; for 1 also Ger. /rddooh perddt/, n. 1. Prince, 1619 82, German Royalist general and admiral in the English Civil War (nephew of Charles I of England). 2. a male given name: derived from Robert. * * * (as used in expressions)… …   Universalium

  • Rupert — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rupert de Salzbourg et Rupert de Deutz. La ville de Rupert est le siège du comté de Minidoka, situé dans l Idaho, aux États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rupert — (as used in expressions) Alexander, Harold (Rupert Leofric George) Alexander, 1 conde Brooke, Rupert Murdoch, (Keith) Rupert Rupert, Tierra de …   Enciclopedia Universal

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