Meaning and name origin
Robyn \r(o)-byn, rob-yn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Robyn), is of Old English, Old German and English origin, and the meaning of Robyn is "bright fame". Robyn is a variant of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert. Also a variant of Robin (English): nickname for boys named Robert (Old English, Old German) "bright fame".
Robyn is a very popular first name for females (#392 out of 4276, Top 9%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#68580 out of 88799, Top 77%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Robyn for girls. Robyn reached its highest rank of #189 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Robyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Robyn, Robin, Roberta and Robbin. (2014 statistics).