Meaning and name origin
Robbins \r(o)-bbi-ns\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Robbins is "bright fame". Robbins is a variant of Robert (Old German): a favorite name for boys since the Middle Ages.
Robbins is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#366 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Robbins and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Robert (#61). (2014 statistics).