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What does Robbins mean?

Robbins Pronunciation of Robbins [rob-bins] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Robbins is "bright fame". Robbins is an alternate form of Robert (Old German).

Associated with: bright, fame.


15 different relations via Robert: Bobbie, Rabbie, Roban, Robb, Robben, Robbie, Robbin, Robbinson, Robby, Robers, Robi, Robin, Robinson, Robson and Robyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Robins, Rubins, ..


Middle name pairings:
Robbins Aven (R.A.), ..

How popular is Robbins?

Robbins is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#364 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Robert (#63 from current records), Robin (#973), Robyn, Robinson, Robby, Robb, Robbie, Robbin and Bobbie are the popular related forms of Robbins (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Robbins were popular as birth names 85 years ago (usage of 5.7%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.3%, 94.2% less), with forms like Bobbie becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bobbie, Robb, Robbie, Robbin, Robby in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Collins, Gibbons, Hopkins, Rabbi, Rains, Rawlins, Reubin, Robbyn, Rollin, Rollins, Romain, Romaine, Roslin, Rouvin, Rubin and Rubino. These names tend to be more commonly used than Robbins.

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