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What does Roba mean?

Roba Pronunciation of Roba [ro-ba] as a name for girls. The meaning of Roba is "bright fame". Roba is an alternate form of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert.

Associated with: bright (light).


Roba has 6 variants: Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby and Robi.

18 more alternative forms via Roberta: Bobbe, Bobby, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Robeena, Robella, Robena, Robenia, Roberda, Robetta, Robin, Robina, Robinia, Robyn, Robyna, Robynna and Rupa.

Creative forms:
(female) Raba, Robow, ..

(male) Robio, Rore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roba Amia (R.A.), ..

How popular is Roba?

Roba is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#99725 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Robin (#1020 from recent data), Robyn (#1048), Roberta, Robena, Robbi, Robbie and Bobby are the popular alternative forms of Roba (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Robetta, are seldom used. These forms of Roba reached the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (average #848) and are now much less popular, with forms such as Robyn falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bobby, Robbi, Robbie, Robena, Roberta in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Roba is pronounced similarly to Rabiah, Reba, Rebba, Reeba, Reyba, Rheba, Robee, Rubee, Rubey, Rubi, Rubia, Rubie and Ruby. Other recommended names are Alba, Baba, Beba, Eba, Ebba, Hiba, Kiba, Liba, Rabab, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Raya, Reda, Reta, Reva, Reya, Reza, Rhea, Rhia, Rhoda, Rhona, Ria, Rica, Rida, Rika, Rima, Rina, Rita, Riva, Roana, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma, Romea, Romi, Romy, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronda, Roni, Ronna, Rora, Rory, Ros, Rosa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosal, Rose, Ross, Rosy, Roxy, Roya, Roz, Roza, Roze, Rozsa, Rozy and Ruta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roba.

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