Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Rabot m. Old Saxon rād, Old High German rāt 'counsel, advice' + Old High German boto 'messenger'.

The name of an 8th C king of Frisia and a 10th C Dutch saint.

Austria
Latin
c1066 Ratpoto (nom) UrkStyria 68; c1100 Rapot (nom) ibid. 89; c1128 Raboto (nom) ibid. 118a, Ratpot (nom) ibid. 119b; 1237 Rapoto (nom) hennes-vol1 96
Brabant
Latin
1312 Rabodonis (gen) JeanIII p. 24
France
Latin
814 Radebodus (nom) StVdM-II G1
Germany
Latin
896 Rapoti (gen) quix-vol1 6; 910 Rabodi (gen) ibid. 9; 1142 Rapoto (nom) mairhofer XIII; 1217 Rapoto (nom) hennes-vol1 28; 1222 Rabodo (nom) quix-vol2 134; 1249 Rapoto (nom) hennes-vol1 134
Italy
Latin
1096 Rapoto (nom) UrkStyria 88
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Rabot". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Rabot.