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Robyn (girl)

What does Robyn mean?

Robyn Pronunciation of Robyn as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Robyn) has the meaning "bright fame". Robyn is a variant form of Roberta (Old English, Old German): feminine of Robert. Robyn is also a variation of Robin (Old English, Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH bright (light)


VARIANTS Robynne, Robynn, Robine, Robene, Robbin

RELATED FORMS VIA ROBERTA, ROBIN Bobbe, Bobby, Bobbye, Bobi, Bobie, Bobina, Bobine, Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby, Robee, Robeena, Robena, Robenia, Robi, Robina, Robinet, Robinia, Robyna, Robynna

(female) Rabyn, ..

(male) Rorye, ..

Robyn Rosalia (R.R.), ..

How popular is Robyn?

Robyn is a very prominent first name for females (#392 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#64186 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Robyn entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #185 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #1021 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Robin (#974 VIA LATEST LIST), Bobby, Bobbye, Robbi, Robbie, Robbin, Robena and Roberta are the popular related forms of Robyn (#1021). Other variants, like Robine, are seldom used. These relations of Robyn reached the apex of their popularity 58 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.89%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.03%, 97% LESS), with versions such as Roberta going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robyn, Bobby, Bobbye, Robbi, Robbie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robbin, Robena, Roberta, Robin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Robyn is pronounced similarly to Rubine. Other recommended sound-alike names are Coryn, Jolyn, Koryn, Loryn, Ravyn, Riayn, Rolyne, Romy, Rory, Roslyn, Rosy, Rowan, Rowen, Roxy, Roya, Rozlyn, Rozy, Ruby and Rubyna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Robyn.

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