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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #207 most popular

Similar Names
62k Robyn (English)
10k Robbin (English)

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 realist, the way you are.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nibor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Brino". 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 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Robin" ranks #104 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 14 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 2,213 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 Mar 8, 1984

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 Borneo approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.