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What does Robby mean?

Robby Pronunciation of Robby [rob-by] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Robby) is of Old German derivation. Robby is a version of Rob: short variant of Robert.


Robby has 3 variants: Rabbie, Robbie and Robi.

13 more relations via Rob, Robert: Bob, Bobbie, Bobby, Rab, Roban, Robb, Robben, Robbin, Robbins, Robers, Robin, Robson and Robyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Reeby, Robly, ..

(female) Robri, Robry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robby Kyan (R.K.), ..

How popular is Robby?

Robby is a somewhat popular first name for men (#780 out of 1220, Top 64%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Robby entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #438 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Robby appearing in the Top 2000 are Bob, Bobbie, Bobby (#738 in 2015), Rob, Robb, Robbie, Robbin, Robert (#63), Robin (#973) and Robyn. These forms of Robby reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (median #1080) and have become much less common since (#1615, down 94.7%), with versions such as Robbie becoming less stylish.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Robby is pronounced similarly to Rabbi, Rabee, Rabi, Rubi, Rubio and Ruby. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Cobby, Coby, Colby, Corby, Ebby, Gabby, Gibby, Joby, Koby, Kolby, Robbyn, Rocky, Roddy, Rojay, Roley, Rolly, Ronny, Rorey, Rorry, Rory, Rowdy, Rowly, Roy, Rugby and Toby. These names tend to be less frequently used than Robby.