Meaning and Name Origin
Robyn \r(o)-byn, rob-yn\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Robyn). Robyn's roots are Old English, Old German and English, and the meaning of Robyn is "bright fame". Robyn is a variant of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert. Robyn is also a variation of Robin (English).
Robyn▼ has 34 more related forms via Roberta, Robin: Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbie▼, Bobby▼, Bobbye, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Bobine, Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie▼, Robby, Robee, Robeena, Robella, Robelle, Robena, Robenia, Roberda, Roberto, Robetta, Robette, Robi, Robina, Robinet, Robinett, Robinia, Robyna, Robynette, Robynna and Rupa.
Robyn is a very prominent first name for females (#392 out of 4276, Top 9%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#68580 out of 88799, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Robyn for girls. Robyn entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #189 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Robyn and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Robyn rated in the Top 1000 are Roberta, Robin, Robbin, Robbie, Bobby, Bobbye and Bobbie. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions such as Robin, Robyn, Roberta, Robbin and Bobby falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)