What does Robyn mean?
Robyn [robyn] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Robyn) is an Old German and English name, and the meaning of the name Robyn is "bright fame; famous, bright, shining". Robyn is a variant form of Robert (Old German). Robyn is also a form of Robin (English).
(male) Rabyn, Roybyn, ..
(female) Rodan, .. Middle name pairings:
Robyn Tiago (R.T.), ..
How popular is Robyn?
Robyn is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#64186 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Robyn was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #1584 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Robert (#63 in recent rankings), Bobby (#738), Robin (#973), Robby, Robbie, Rob, Robb, Bob and Robbin are the prominent related forms of Robyn. Other forms, like Robbyn, are uncommon. These relations of Robyn were popular as baby names 9 decades ago (adoption of 6.48%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.35%, ▼95%), with versions like Robert going out of style.
Robyn is alike in pronunciation to Reuban, Reuben▼, Reubin, Ruben▼ and Rubin▼. Other recommended names are Albyn, Boyn, Colyn, Corbyn, Korbyn, Loryn, Nolyn, Roan, Rogan, Rohan▲, Roman▲, Ron▼, Ronan▲, Ronn, Rory▲, Roslyn, Rowan▲, Rowen▲, Roy▼, Royan, Rozen, Ruby▼ and Tobyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Robyn.See names in meaning and etymology.