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Robin meaning and name origin

Robin \r(o)-bin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 variant forms: Robee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robbin, Robby, Robena, Robene, Robenia, Robi, Robina, Robine, Robinet, Robinett, Robinette, Robinia, Robyn, Robyna, Robynette, Robynn and Robynne.

Baby names that sound like Robin are Rubine and Rubina.

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Popularity of Robin

Robin is a very popular first name for women (#100 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6582 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Robin
Popularity of Robin