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What does Robb mean?

Robb Pronunciation of Robb [robb] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation. Robb is an alternate form of Rob: short transcription of Robert.


Robb has 1 variant: Rab.

16 more different relations via Rob, Robert: Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rabbie, Rip, Roban, Robben, Robbie, Robbin, Robbins, Robby, Robers, Robi, Robin, Robson and Robyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Robbs, Roobb, ..

(female) Robab, Role, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robb Ike (R.I.), ..

How popular is Robb?

Robb is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2460 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Robb entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #727 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Robb are Robert (#63 via latest list), Bobby (#738), Robin (#973), Robby, Robyn, Robbin, Robbie, Bobbie, Rob and Bob. These relations of Robb reached the apex of their popularity 9 decades ago (average #1080) and are now significantly less widespread (#1615, 95% less usage), with versions such as Bobby becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robb, Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rob in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robbie, Robbin, Robby, Robert, Robin, Robyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bobby, Robbie, Robert, Robin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Robb is pronounced similarly to Rube. Other suggested similar names are Cobb, Gibb, Rabbi, Rabi, Roan, Robbyn, Roch, Rock, Rod, Rodd, Roe, Rog, Roi, Rolf, Rome, Ron, Ronn, Rory, Ross, Roth, Roul, Row, Rowe, Rowl, Roy, Rubi, Ruby, Tabb and Webb. These names tend to be more commonly used than Robb.