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Name Bobby

Origin:From Old High German words for fame and brightTools:

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About the name Bobby in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Robert
Topics:Male and female
US 2015 rank:#738     ... 736:Jamal, 737:Jon, 738:Bobby, 739:Aron, 740:Ben ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Bobby, Bobbi, Bobbi, Abby, Baby, Baby, Bob, Bobbie, Bobbie, Coby     Details
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About Robert/Roberta, the group of names with the same origin as Bobby

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic dithematic name
 in the Middle Ages popular in Northern France and brought to England from there by the Normans
Words:hruod = the fame  Old High German
 beraht = bright  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Robin Estonia 2013,  1:Roberts Latvia 2014,  3:Robert USA 1990,  3:Roberto Cuba 2010,  9:Robbe Belgium 2004,  21:Róbert Iceland 2003 to 2007,  23:Robyn Ireland 2015,  28:Roope Finland/Finnish 2006,  32:Robbie Scotland 2001,  34:Robin USA 1960-1969
Old/original forms:Hreodbeorht Old English, Hrodeberht Old High German
Name variants:Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby, Robbie, Roberta, Roberte, Robin, Robina, Robine, Robyn, Bob, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby, Rob, Robbe, Robbie, Robbin, Robert, Róbert, Roberto, Roberts, Robin, Robrecht, Roope, Rupert, Ruperto, Ruppert, Ruprecht   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+WalesGraph2015 67,  2014 71,  2013 59,  2012 572011 76,  2010 83
England+Wales decades 2014 71
IrelandGraph2015 502014 54,  2013 59,  2012 63,  2011 63,  2010 64,  2009 85
ScotlandGraph2014 196,  2013 183,  2012 154
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 249,  1980-1989 134,  1970-1979 93,  1960-1969 81
USA prevalence 1990 83
USA yearlyGraph2015 738,  2014 752,  2013 669,  2012 715,  2011 688,  2010 555,  2009 580,  2008 525,  2007 505,  2006 483,  2005 490,  2004 449,  2003 449,  2002 399,  2001 389,  2000 364,  1999 360,  1998 325,  1997 299,  1996 289,  1995 268,  1994 254,  1993 238
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