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333k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Robin

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Bright fame
  • #207 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
62k Robyn (English)
10k Robbin (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1881505
1887505
1888606
1889606
1893808
1896606
1898606
1899505
1901505
1903505
19041266
1905505
1906606
1907606
1908505
19091257
1910660
1911808
191226818
1913211011
191432626
1915441727
191633627
1917441133
1918391920
191940832
1920662046
1921531538
1922703337
1923602436
1924723042
1925894247
1926821963
1927953857
1928903654
19291074760
19301215071
1931983860
19321265868
19331285969
19341616596
19351566591
19361496980
19371738093
1938229104125
1939297131166
1940407206201
1941447239208
1942567310257
1943570333237
1944643375268
1945915621294
19461,202773429
19471,502937565
19481,6651,094571
19491,9401,283657
19502,7341,995739
19513,8472,893954
19524,7303,6421,088
19537,7566,0321,724#66 girl name
195410,8329,0431,789#41 girl name
195512,05610,2181,838#33 girl name
195613,85811,6182,240#29 girl name
195714,44112,5741,867#30 girl name
195812,98511,5401,445#32 girl name
195914,38612,8581,528#32 girl name
196015,41413,9791,435#33 girl name
196117,49215,6421,850#27 girl name
196216,65815,1271,531#25 girl name
196315,78914,4311,358#25 girl name
196415,49214,3301,162#27 girl name
196512,90711,992915#33 girl name
196610,2949,441853#42 girl name
19678,3247,693631#46 girl name
19688,7788,184594#43 girl name
19698,0237,500523#46 girl name
19707,6147,002612#51 girl name
19716,7786,215563#52 girl name
19725,8885,371517#55 girl name
19735,2064,808398#60 girl name
19744,9474,523424#64 girl name
19754,7434,332411#65 girl name
19764,0163,622394#75 girl name
19773,8003,431369#84 girl name
19783,8273,442385#89 girl name
19793,7083,208500#95 girl name
19803,2492,806443
19813,3232,868455
19823,1732,767406
19832,7992,387412
19842,5462,113433
19852,3822,010372
19862,6182,264354
19872,2131,911302
19882,0901,765325
19892,1251,801324
19901,6931,412281
19911,5401,234306
19921,3541,055299
19931,292997295
19941,029799230
1995952727225
1996897719178
1997771596175
1998654496158
1999620462158
2000558422136
2001491359132
2002393271122
2003367255112
2004384252132
2005344214130
2006344224120
2007342213129
2008306188118
200927017892
2010264157107
2011246145101
2012279175104
2013344189155
2014411223188

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 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Robin" ranks #45 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 445 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 8,023 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

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 "Biorn". 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.

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 south? 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 his career being from 1976 to 2014. Robin was born in 1952 as Robin McLaurin Williams in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Robin van Persie

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

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Robin Tunney

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

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Robin Givens

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

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Robin Quivers

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

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Robin Wright Penn

Robin Wright Penn is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Robin was born in 1966 as Robin Gayle Wright in Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Past life for Robin born Dec 5, 1990

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 Ukraine approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Robin

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