Robbie

First Name
43k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
350
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Robbie

"Robbie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form 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, particularly popular in Scotland.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Robbie

Robbie Williams is a pop rock, soft rock, dance music, and britpop musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Robbie was given the name Robert Peter Williams on February 13th, 1974 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

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Robbie Lawler is a martial artist. Robbie was born on March 20th, 1982 in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Robbie Keane is a soccer player for the LA Galaxy, Crumlin United F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Coventry City F.C., Inter Milan, Leeds United F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Liverpool F.C., Celtic F.C., West Ham United F.C., Aston Villa F.C., and Republic of Ireland national football team. Robbie was born on July 8th, 1980 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Robbie Amell is an actor and model. He has been prominent since 2005. Robbie was given the name Robert Patrick Amell on April 21st, 1988 in Toronto. Robbie is also known as Amell and Robert Patrick.

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Robbie Coltrane is an actor, author, and comedian. He was most prominent from 1979 to present. Robbie was given the name Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30th, 1950 in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Robbie Brady is a soccer player for the Norwich City F.C., Manchester United F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-17 football team, Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team, and Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team. Robbie was born on January 14th, 1992 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Robbie

Margot Robbie is an actress. She was most active from 2007 to present. Margot was given the name Margot Elise Robbie on July 2nd, 1990 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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Joe Robbie was a lawyer. Joe was born on July 17th, 1916 in Sisseton, South Dakota, United States. He breathed his last breath on January 7th, 1990.

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John was born on November 17th, 1955.

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Rod Robbie was an architect. Rod was born on September 15th, 1928 in Poole. He left this life on January 4th, 2012.

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Christopher Robbie is an actor, theatre director, and playwright. Christopher was given the name Christopher James Alan Robbie on May 30th, 1938 in Edmonton, London, England.

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Cooper was born in 1969.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1883 9 9 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 20 15 5
1890 26 20 6
1891 24 24 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 20 20 0
1894 28 28 0
1895 27 27 0
1896 31 31 0
1897 41 34 7
1898 43 43 0
1899 44 44 0
1900 47 47 0
1901 30 30 0
1902 51 43 8
1903 64 59 5
1904 44 44 0
1905 60 60 0
1906 49 49 0
1907 66 58 8
1908 67 59 8
1909 93 82 11
1910 82 73 9
1911 95 85 10
1912 156 141 15
1913 159 149 10
1914 199 180 19
1915 222 195 27
1916 239 214 25
1917 252 225 27
1918 342 315 27
1919 292 263 29
1920 319 289 30
1921 293 271 22
1922 304 281 23
1923 313 286 27
1924 339 314 25
1925 364 332 32
1926 343 309 34
1927 398 354 44
1928 342 300 42
1929 355 331 24
1930 358 325 33
1931 361 321 40
1932 417 371 46
1933 357 319 38
1934 360 301 59
1935 364 317 47
1936 337 288 49
1937 319 285 34
1938 347 301 46
1939 368 305 63
1940 383 309 74
1941 373 302 71
1942 379 309 70
1943 373 309 64
1944 337 286 51
1945 327 266 61
1946 386 282 104
1947 467 320 147
1948 458 339 119
1949 426 308 118
1950 444 326 118
1951 463 330 133
1952 545 369 176
1953 588 406 182
1954 659 433 226
1955 626 395 231
1956 754 444 310
1957 858 486 372
1958 872 468 404
1959 818 429 389
1960 914 463 451
1961 1,153 471 682
1962 1,101 399 702
1963 1,279 395 884
1964 1,223 375 848
1965 1,009 296 713
1966 847 252 595
1967 791 228 563
1968 884 232 652
1969 939 228 711
1970 897 225 672
1971 871 213 658
1972 764 180 584
1973 642 151 491
1974 569 154 415
1975 517 119 398
1976 406 94 312
1977 554 122 432
1978 465 113 352
1979 435 98 337
1980 454 109 345
1981 435 90 345
1982 398 83 315
1983 345 76 269
1984 237 53 184
1985 285 64 221
1986 290 67 223
1987 228 51 177
1988 267 56 211
1989 246 49 197
1990 229 45 184
1991 189 40 149
1992 201 47 154
1993 191 41 150
1994 145 34 111
1995 162 44 118
1996 160 43 117
1997 117 30 87
1998 113 32 81
1999 129 36 93
2000 122 22 100
2001 104 20 84
2002 106 23 83
2003 96 21 75
2004 86 24 62
2005 85 18 67
2006 90 23 67
2007 76 18 58
2008 80 18 62
2009 83 19 64
2010 78 13 65
2011 78 10 68
2012 96 21 75
2013 84 14 70
2014 70 9 61
2015 78 15 63
2016 70 14 56

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Popularity of Robbie as a first name

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Popularity of Robbie as a last name

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Common last names for Robbie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Robinson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Walker
  • Thomas
  • Wright
  • Anderson

Common first names for Robbie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Robbie U.S.
  White 89.43% 64.26%
  African American 3.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Robbie

People with the last name Robbie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Robbie

  • How Popular is the name Robbie? Robbie is the 1,093rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Robbie was the 58,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Robbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,040 babies born with the first name Robbie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Robbie to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Robbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Robbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Robbie is Wednesday, November 13th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Robbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Robbie was in 1963 with a total of 884 babies.
  • Random Robbie Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Robbie ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 68 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Robbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibbor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eiobbr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Robbie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 350 people with the last name Robbie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Robbie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Robbie as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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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