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Robby (girl)

What does Robby mean?

Robby Pronunciation of Robby [rob-by] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Robby). Robby means "bright fame". Robby is an alternate spelling of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert. Robby is also a form of Robin (Old English, Old German).

Associated with: bright (light).


Robby has 7 variants: Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robee and Robi.

15 more relations via Roberta, Robin: Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbie, Bobby, Bobbye, Bobi, Bobie, Robbin, Robena, Robene, Robina, Robine, Robyn, Robyna and Robynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Raeby, Riby, ..

(male) Robly, Robray, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robby Ashlynn (R.A.), ..

How popular is Robby?

Robby is an unusual given name for females. Robby is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Robin (#1020 in 2015), Robyn (#1048), Robena, Robbin, Roberta, Robbie, Bobby, Bobbye, Robbi and Bobbie are the prominent varying forms of Robby (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Robby were at the height of their popularity in the 1960s (median #874) and are now much less widespread. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Robby is alike in pronunciation to Reba, Rebba, Rebbie, Reeba, Reyba, Rheba, Rubee, Rubey, Rubi, Rubia, Rubie and Ruby. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Debby, Joby, Libby, Romy, Ronay, Ronny, Rory, Rosay, Rosey, Rosy, Roxey, Roxy, Rozy, Tabby, Tibby and Toby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Robby.

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