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Robbin (boy)

What does Robbin mean?

Robbin Pronunciation of Robbin [rob-bin] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Robbin) is of Old German and English derivation, and Robbin means "bright fame; famous, bright, shining". Robbin is a variant form of Robert (Old German). Robbin is also a variation of Robin (English).

Associated with: bright, fame.


Robbin has 4 variants: Roban, Robben, Robbyn and Robyn.

12 more different relations via Robert, Robin: Bobbie, Bobby, Rabbie, Rob, Robb, Robbie, Robbins, Robbinson, Robby, Robers, Robi and Robson.

Creative forms:
(male) Roebin, Ronbin, ..

(female) Roblan, Robri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robbin Geoffrey (R.G.), ..

How popular is Robbin?

Robbin is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#38833 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Robbin was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #926 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Robbin rated in the Top 2000 are Bobbie, Bobby (#738 via latest list), Rob, Robb, Robbie, Robby, Robert (#63), Robin (#973) and Robyn. These relations of Robbin reached the peak of their popularity during 1930-1939 (median #1179) and are now significantly less popular (#1577, 94%), with forms such as Bobby becoming less trendy.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Robbin is alike in pronunciation to Reuban, Reuben, Reubin, Ruben and Rubin. Other suggested similar names are Albain, Albin, Aubin, Bordin, Bowin, Coffin, Coldin, Colin, Collin, Colwin, Corbin, Corin, Corvin, Corwin, Gobban, Godin, Godwin, Gorin, Gorrin, Harbin, Hopkin, Jovin, Koltin, Korbin, Korin, Lorrin, Morfin, Norwin, Rabbi, Rabi, Rain, Rankin, Rayvin, Regin, Rocklin, Roddie, Rodman, Rodnie, Rodric, Roi, Roldan, Rollan, Rollin, Romain, Romaine, Roman, Ron, Ronan, Ronson, Roric, Rorik, Roshan, Roslin, Roslyn, Rouvin, Rowen, Royan, Roydan, Royden, Roydon, Rozen, Rubi, Rubino, Rubio, Rustin, Sabin, Tobin, Tomkin, Tomlin and Torin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Robbin.

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