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Bobbye

What does Bobbye mean?

Bobbye Pronunciation of Bobbye [bob-bye] as a name for girls has the meaning "bright fame". Bobbye is a version of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert.

Associated with: bright (light).

Variations

Bobbye has 6 variants: Baubie, Bobbee, Bobbie, Bobby, Bobi and Bobie.

11 more related forms via Roberta: Bobbe, Bobbette, Bobette, Bobina, Bobine, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby and Robyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Baibye, Beebye, ..

(male) Bobba, Bobbar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bobbye Kiersten (B.K.), ..

How popular is Bobbye?

Bobbye is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2129 out of 4276, Top 50%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bobbye entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #628 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bobbye name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bobbye outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Bobbye appearing in the Top 2000 are Bobbie, Bobby, Bobette, Robbi, Robbie, Roberta and Robyn (#1048 from current records). Other variants, like Bobbette, are seldom used. These relations of Bobbye were popular with parents 85 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and are now much less common, with forms such as Roberta becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bobbye, Bobbie, Bobby, Bobette, Robbi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robbie, Roberta, Robyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Robyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bobbye is alike in pronunciation to Babbie, Bauby, Bebba, Beebee and Bobbi. Other recommended names are Abbye, Babb, Babe, Bambie, Bamby, Barbie, Barby, Bebe, Berbya (see Barbara), Bettye, Billye, Bobbiejo, Bolade, Bonie, Bonne, Bonnee, Bonnie, Bonny, Hollye, Joye, Libbye, Tommye, Tonye and Torrye. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bobbye.

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