What does Robyn mean?
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).
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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.