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What does the name "Robin" mean?

Robin (English): Bright fame

The name "Robin" is of English origin and it means "Bright fame". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nibor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nbiro". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Robin" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Robin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 332,662 babies born with the name Robin in the United States. That's more than enough Robins to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Robin" was in 1961 with a total of 15,642 babies. (That's a lot of baby Robins)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Robin" is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 48 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 17,492 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Robin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Robin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Robin

Robin Williams

Robin Williams is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to 2014. Robin was born in 1952 as Robin McLaurin Williams in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie is a football biography. Robin was born in 1983 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.


Robin Tunney

Robin Tunney is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Robin was born in 1972 as Robin Jessica Tunney in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Robin Givens

Robin Givens is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Robin was born in 1964 as Robin Simone Givens in New York City, New York, U.S.


Robin Roberts

Robin was born in 1926.


Robin Quivers

Robin Quivers is a radio personality, author, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Robin was born in 1952 as Robin Ophelia Quivers in Pikesville, Maryland, United States.


Past life for Robin born Jan 5, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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