What does Robyn mean?
Robyn \r(o)-byn, rob-yn\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Robyn). Robyn's roots are Old English and Old German, 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 (Old English, Old German).
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 also a very prominent last name for all people (#64186 out of 150436, Top 43%). (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 list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Roberta, Robin, Robbin, Robbie, Bobby, Bobbye and Bobbie are the popular related forms of Robyn. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5419%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions such as Bobby, Bobbie, Robbie, Robbin and Robin falling out of style. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Robyn and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)