Bobbie

First Name
106k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
234
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bobbie

"Bobbie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Abbreviation of Robert". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.

Notable Persons Named Bobbie

Bobbie Gentry is a country music, pop music, and soul music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She holds the title Ode to Billie Joe". She was most prominent from 1964 to 1981. Bobbie was given the name Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27th, 1944.

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She holds the title Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1987 and Miss Louisiana Teen USA1987. Bobbie was given the name Bobbie Jean Brown on October 7th, 1969 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Bobbie is also known as Brown, Bobbie Jean; Brown-Lane, and Bobbie.

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Bobbie Phillips is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1990. Bobbie was given the name Bobbie J. Phillips on January 29th, 1972 in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.

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Bobbie Nelson is a country music and jazz pianist. She plays Piano. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1953 to present. Bobbie was given the name Bobbie Lee Nelson on January 1st, 1931 in Abbott, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bobbie

Walter Bobbie is a stage, film, television actor, dancer, theatre, actor, dance, and televisionactor. Walter was born on November 18th, 1945 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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How popular is the baby name Bobbie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 5 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 17 12 5
1890 13 13 0
1891 20 20 0
1892 13 13 0
1893 17 17 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 26 26 0
1896 16 16 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 25 20 5
1899 18 18 0
1900 41 35 6
1901 30 30 0
1902 37 31 6
1903 37 28 9
1904 31 26 5
1905 60 54 6
1906 50 44 6
1907 63 53 10
1908 77 72 5
1909 74 64 10
1910 69 50 19
1911 105 93 12
1912 126 107 19
1913 153 132 21
1914 178 148 30
1915 235 193 42
1916 252 194 58
1917 294 232 62
1918 344 267 77
1919 374 296 78
1920 419 292 127
1921 477 342 135
1922 524 338 186
1923 625 418 207
1924 743 504 239
1925 1,002 677 325
1926 1,276 839 437
1927 1,560 1,058 502
1928 1,838 1,257 581
1929 2,132 1,529 603
1930 2,462 1,765 697
1931 2,649 1,901 748
1932 2,817 2,126 691
1933 2,626 2,009 617
1934 2,853 2,192 661
1935 2,573 2,003 570
1936 2,612 1,986 626
1937 2,550 1,953 597
1938 2,413 1,868 545
1939 2,150 1,676 474
1940 2,074 1,632 442
1941 2,058 1,634 424
1942 2,050 1,669 381
1943 2,142 1,802 340
1944 1,985 1,712 273
1945 1,827 1,562 265
1946 1,788 1,555 233
1947 1,869 1,618 251
1948 1,749 1,543 206
1949 1,689 1,470 219
1950 1,579 1,388 191
1951 1,672 1,492 180
1952 1,487 1,330 157
1953 1,511 1,318 193
1954 1,537 1,385 152
1955 1,325 1,157 168
1956 1,416 1,239 177
1957 1,335 1,160 175
1958 1,293 1,135 158
1959 1,246 1,078 168
1960 1,199 1,006 193
1961 1,052 895 157
1962 1,033 876 157
1963 946 792 154
1964 1,015 863 152
1965 1,055 908 147
1966 993 861 132
1967 988 855 133
1968 988 872 116
1969 1,188 1,057 131
1970 1,335 1,220 115
1971 1,322 1,205 117
1972 1,283 1,175 108
1973 1,161 1,076 85
1974 1,160 1,072 88
1975 1,142 1,043 99
1976 1,142 1,049 93
1977 1,075 984 91
1978 957 876 81
1979 952 877 75
1980 1,011 922 89
1981 1,020 935 85
1982 1,026 947 79
1983 797 737 60
1984 667 607 60
1985 618 559 59
1986 511 452 59
1987 469 423 46
1988 442 383 59
1989 447 387 60
1990 402 351 51
1991 403 361 42
1992 297 273 24
1993 350 313 37
1994 374 347 27
1995 353 320 33
1996 310 281 29
1997 283 264 19
1998 215 198 17
1999 202 183 19
2000 163 148 15
2001 162 144 18
2002 124 113 11
2003 117 108 9
2004 107 94 13
2005 101 90 11
2006 76 65 11
2007 98 77 21
2008 79 68 11
2009 58 51 7
2010 59 49 10
2011 67 56 11
2012 72 53 19
2013 61 61 0
2014 48 42 6
2015 53 43 10
2016 33 33 0

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Popularity of Bobbie as a first name

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Popularity of Bobbie as a last name

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Common last names for Bobbie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Robinson
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • Roberts
  • Allen

Common first names for Bobbie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bobbie U.S.
  White 76.07% 64.26%
  African American 17.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bobbie

People with the last name Bobbie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bobbie

  • How Popular is the name Bobbie? Bobbie is the 617th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bobbie was the 80,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bobbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 106,458 babies born with the first name Bobbie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bobbie to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bobbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bobbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bobbie is Thursday, December 13th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Bobbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bobbie was in 1934 with a total of 2,192 babies. That's a lot of babies named Bobbie!
  • Random Bobbie Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bobbie ranks 59th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 121 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Bobbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibbob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obbbie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bobbie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 234 people with the last name Bobbie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bobbie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bobbie as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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