Roberta

July 18, 2015 § 4 Comments

ORIGIN:
Feminine form of “Robert“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Berti, Bertie, Berty, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby, Robertia, Robertina, Robin, Robina, Robyn, Robynne, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Roberta Zolotow, Susan’s new best friend at Camp Ava, in Sleeping Arrangements, by Laura Cunningham (published 1989, set in the 1950s).

WRITERS:
Roberta Flack (b. 1937/39), American musician and singer-songwriter.
Roberta Beach Jacobson (b. 1952), American editor, humorist, and journalist.
Roberta Kalechofsky (b. 1931), American activist and writer.
Roberta Lannes (b. 1948), American author, essayist, poet, and writer.
Roberta Rogow (b. 1942), American author and librarian.
Roberta Spear (1948-2003), American poet.
Roberta Teale Swartz (1903-1993), American academic, poet, and professor.
Roberta (Mary Morgan) Wohlstetter (1912-2007), American historian.

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