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Bobby meaning and name origin

Bobby \b(ob)-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bobby), is a variant of Bob (Old English) and Robert (Old German), and the meaning of Bobby is "bright fame". From Bob: short form of Robert, of later coinage than Hob, Dob, and Nob. From Robert: a favorite name for boys since the Middle Ages. See Bob, Robert for more on Bobby.

The baby name Bobby sounds like Bobbey, Bobbie, Bobbee and Bubba. Other similar baby names are Cobby and Robby.

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Popularity of Bobby

Bobby is a very popular first name for men (#83 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18799 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Bobby name in U.S.
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