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pinWhat does Robin mean?

Robin /ro-bin/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Robin) is pronounced RAH-bin. It is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Robin is "bright fame".

Nickname for boys named Robert. Now commonly used for girls, probably with the red-breasted songbird in mind. See also Roberta. Actresses Robin Givens, Robin Wright Penn.


Robin has 21 variants: Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robbin, Robby, Robee, Robena, Robene, Robenia, Robi, Robina, Robine, Robinet, Robinett, Robinette, Robinia, Robyn, Robyna, Robynette, Robynn and Robynne.

Robin has 39 more relations via Roberta: Baubie, Berdie, Berta, Bertie, Berty, Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbette, Bobbie, Bobby, Bobbye, Bobette, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Bobine, Bobinette, Reberta, Roba, Robbee, Robeena, Robella, Robelle, Roberda, Robernetta, Robertena, Robertene, Robertha, Robertina, Robertine, Roberto, Robetta, Robette, Robettina, Robynna, Ruberta, Rupa, Ruperta and Rupetta.

Kreatif forms: Rebin, Ribin, Robinna. [more]

pinHow popular is Robin?

Robin is a very popular first name for females (#100 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6024 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Robin for girls. Robin entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #36 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Robin name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Robin and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Robin ranked in the Top 1000 are Robert, Robbin, Roberta, Robyn, Robbie, Bobbye, Berta, Bertie, Bobbie, Bobby and Berdie. Forms like Ruberta are uncommon. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3935%) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Berta, Bertie, Bobbie, Bobby and Robbie falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Robin, Berdie, Berta, Bertie, Bobbie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bobby, Bobbye, Robbie, Robbin, Robert in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Roberta, Robyn in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Robin is alike in pronunciation to Rubine. Another recommended similar baby name is Rubina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Robin.