Probart, Probert, Probyn, Prodger, Propert, Prophet, Robert, Roberts, Robin, Roblin, Roppert
A Germanic name adopted by the Welsh (Robat) during early medieval times after the Norman conquest. Derived from hrod 'fame' and berht 'bright'. Name would appear to have its origins in describing a 'well known' and sensible person. Thought to be the 6th most popular surname in Wales.