Meaning and name origin
Bobbie \b(ob)-bie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Bobbie: Bob.
Bobbie is a very popular first name for females (#288 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bobbie for girls. Bobbie reached its highest rank of #124 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Bobbie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Barbara (#863), Roberta, Bobbie, Bobbi and Billie. (2014 statistics).
Bobbie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Babbie, Baubie, Bobbee, Bobby▼, Bobbye, Bobi and Bobie. Other suggested similar baby names are Bobbe and Robbie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bobbie.