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Robyn (girl)

What does Robyn mean?

Robyn Pronunciation of Robyn [robyn] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Robyn) has the meaning "bright fame". Robyn is a variant form, with the suffix -yn, of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert. Robyn is also a variation of Robin (Old English, Old German).

Associated with: bright (light).

Variations

Robyn has 5 variants: Robbin, Robene, Robine, Robynn and Robynne.

Robyn has 23 more related forms via Roberta, Robin: Bobbe, Bobby, Bobbye, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Bobine, Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby, Robee, Robeena, Robena, Robenia, Robi, Robina, Robinet, Robinia, Robyna and Robynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Rabyn, Rebyn, ..

(male) Robyner, Roryu, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robyn Alanis (R.A.), ..

How popular is Robyn?

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 history of Robyn for girls. Robyn entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #185 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #1048 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Robin (#1020 via latest list), Roberta, Robena, Robbin, Bobbye, Robbi, Robbie and Bobby are the popular related forms of Robyn (#1048 via latest list). Other variants, like Robine, are seldom used. These relations of Robyn reached the apex of their popularity 55 years ago (adoption of 0.75%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.02%, 97% less), with versions such as Robyn going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robyn, Bobby, Bobbye, Robbi, Robbie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robbin, Robena, Roberta, Robin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Robyn is pronounced similarly to Rubine. Other recommended names are Coryn, Jolyn, Koryn, Loryn, Ravyn, Riayn, Rolyne, Romy, Rory, Roslyn, Rosy, Rowan, Rowen, Roxy, Roya, Rozlyn, Rozy, Ruby and Rubyna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Robyn.

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