What does Robin mean?
Robin \r(o)-bin\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Robin) is pronounced RAH-bin. It is of English origin. Nickname for boys named Robert (Old English, Old German) "bright fame". 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 related variations 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.
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 (#6582 out of 88799, Top 7%). (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)
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. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Robert, Roberta, Robin, Robyn and Robbin falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)