Meaning and Name Origin
Bobbie \b(ob)-bie\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bobbie) is pronounced BAH-bee. It is of Contemporary origin. Pet form of Roberta (Old English, Old German) "bright fame", and Barbara (Greek) "stranger". Like Billie, a feminine version of a man's nickname. Bobbie is sometimes combined with other names, with or without a hyphen. Author Bobbie Ann Mason.
Bobbie▼ has 30 more related forms via Barbara, Billie, Roberta: Babb, Babbie, Babe, Baibin, Barbi, Barbie, Baubie, Bebe, Berdie, Bertie▼, Bibi, Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbette, Bobby▼, Bobbye, Bobette, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Bobine, Bonni, Bonnie▼, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie▼, Robby, Robi and Robin▼.
Bobbie has 1 masculine form: Bob.
Bobbie is a very prominent first name for females (#288 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Bobbie for girls. Bobbie reached its apex position of #124 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Bobbie and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Bobbie are Barbara (#863 a year ago), Bonnie (#866), Robbie, Roberta, Robin, Bobbye, Berdie, Bertie, Billie, Bobbi and Bobby. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and have become much less popular since, with forms such as Barbara, Robbie, Roberta, Robin and Bobby falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)